Foster-to-Adoption FAQs

How do I get started?

Call us and enroll for a free orientation. We’ll explain everything!

Does it cost to adopt through the foster care system?

No. Adopting through the foster care is free. In addition, you will receive a monthly stipend to help cover some of the expenses of raising your child. The stipend is based on the child’s age and special needs.

Will my adopted child have health insurance?

Yes. Your child will have Medi-Cal health care coverage.

Do I have to own my own home?

No. If does not matter if you rent or own.

How will it take to get matched with a child?

While there are different factors that come into play, on average it takes between 6 and 9 months after the completion of the training and home study process. The more open you are in terms of age, gender, and ethnicity the quicker you will be matched with a child.