Alternative Family Services Officially Reaccredited by Council on Accredidation

By Alternative Family Services | September 28, 2019

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE September 26, 2019 Contact Jennifer Harper Phone 510-759-1271 Email Website   Santa Rosa, CA, September 26, 2019 – Alternative Family Services (AFS) is proud to announce that it has been…

Your California Foster Care Home Inspection Checklist

By Alternative Family Services | September 19, 2019

This California foster care home inspection checklist is for anyone looking to become a Resource Parent. Before you can be approved as a Resource Parent, you need to go through a home inspection. But what,…

Fostering a child

Clothing Tips for New Foster Parents

By Alternative Family Services | September 12, 2019

Here are our top six clothing tips for new resource parents (aka foster parents). Whether you’re accepting a foster youth into your home for the first time or you’ve spent a lot of time interacting…


Adopting a Baby in California: What Are Your Options?

By Alternative Family Services | August 16, 2019

Interested in adopting a baby in California but don’t know where to start? We have information to help you with the process of adopting. What Types of Adoptions are Available? For those seeking a baby…


Adopting Siblings from Foster Care: What You Should Know

By Alternative Family Services | August 2, 2019

Want to grow your family by adopting siblings? For many adoptive parents in the United States, adopting a sibling group from foster care is ideal for a wide variety of reasons. If you’re interested in…

Adopting an adult

Can You Adopt an Adult?

By Alternative Family Services | June 10, 2019

One question we’ve often heard over the years is, “Can you adopt an adult?” Let’s dig into this query further in the context of foster care.  Adoption Age from Foster Care  In short, yes, you…

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