Foster Care Programs & Service Information

Updated September 10, 2010

NATIONAL
 

Foster Club for Youth
http://www.fosterclub.com/

Housing for Youth Transitioning from Foster Care-U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
http://www.childwelfare.gov/systemwide/service_array/housing/fostercare.cfm

John H. Chafee Foster Care Independence Program
http://www.acf.hhs.gov/programs/region10/programs/region_10_chafee.html

National Foster Care Coalition
http://www.nationalfostercare.org/

National Foster Parent Association
http://www.nfpainc.org/

National Independent Living Association (NILA)
http://www.nilausa.org/

The Fostering Network
http://www.fostering.net/

 

STATE
 

California Department of Social Services
http://www.dss.cahwnet.gov/cdssweb/PG59.htm

Children and Family Services Division
http://www.childsworld.ca.gov/default.htm

Foster Care Ombudsman Program
http://www.fosteryouthhelp.ca.gov/OMBprog.html

Foster Parent
http://www.childsworld.ca.gov/PG1347.htm

Group Homes
http://www.childsworld.ca.gov/PG1349.htm

Independent Living County Coordinators
http://www.dss.cahwnet.gov/cfsweb/PG1350.htm

Independent Living Program (ILP)
http://www.childsworld.ca.gov/PG1350.htm

Kingship Care
http://www.childsworld.ca.gov/PG1351.htm

Kingship Guardianship Assistance Payment Program (King-Gap)
http://www.childsworld.ca.gov/PG1354.htm

Transitional Housing Placement (THP) Programs
http://www.dss.cahwnet.gov/cfsweb/PG1353.htm

 

STATEWIDE ORGANIZATIONS
 

California Youth Build Coalition
http://www.youthbuildca.org/

California Youth Connection
http://www.calyouthconn.org/site/cyc/

Court Appointed Special Advocates (CASA)
http://www.nationalcasa.org/

Foster Club- California
http://www.fosterclub.com/_states/california/resources/ilp-county-coordinators

Youth Law Center
http://www.ylc.org

 

NAPA COUNTY
 

Court Appointed Special Advocate (CASA)-Napa
http://www.casa-avoiceforchildren.org/

Foster Care/Foster Parents
http://www.countyofnapa.org/Pages/DepartmentContent.aspx?id=4294967817

Junior League of Napa-Sonoma
http://jlns.org/ns/npo.jsp?pg=news&article=573

Napa County Homeless Services/Shelters
http://www.countyofnapa.org/Pages/DepartmentContent.aspx?id=4294967793

Napa County Office of Education: Regional Occupation Program (ROP)
http://www.ncoe.k12.ca.us/rop/

New Ways to Work
http://www.newwaystowork.org/initiatives/ytat/
ytatideassubjectindex.html

Rainbow House
http://www.srcharities.org/services/home-base.html

Voice Our Independent Choices for Emancipation Support (V.O.I.C.E.S.)
http://www.voicesyouthcenter.org/

 

SOLANO COUNTY
 

Court Appointed Special Advocate (CASA)-Solano
http://www.casasolano.org/

First Place for Youth-Solano County
http://www.firstplaceforyouth.org/Page.aspx?pid=386

Solano County Child Welfare Services
http://www.co.solano.ca.us/depts/hss/child.asp

Solano County Office of Education Regional Occupation Program (ROP)
http://www.solanocoe.k12.ca.us/apps/pages/index.jsp?uREC_ID=56353&type=d&rn=1962674

Solano County Resource Information
http://www.co.solano.ca.us/depts/hss/resource.asp

 

SONOMA COUNTY
 

Community Action Partnership of Sonoma County
http://www.capsonoma.org/

Court Appointed Special Advocate (CASA) of Sonoma County
http://www.sonomacasa.org/

Junior League of Napa-Sonoma
http://jlns.org/ns/npo.jsp?pg=news&article=573

Santa Rosa Junior College: Independent Living Program (ILP)
http://www.santarosa.edu/instruction/
instructional_departments/ consumer-and-family-studies/independent-living/

Social Advocates for Youth (SAY)
http://www.socialadvocatesforyouth.org/

Sonoma County Department of Public Health: Teen Parent Connections
http://www.sonoma-county.org/health/ph/homevisiting/tpc.htm

Sonoma County Homeless Resource Guide
http://www.sonomacountyhomeless.org/resource_guide.php

Sonoma County Human Services Department: Foster Care
http://www.sonoma-county.org/human/foster1.htm

Sonoma County Job Link
http://www.socojoblink.org/

Sonoma County Office of Education Regional Occupational Program (ROP)
http://www.scoe.org/pub/htdocs/rop.html

Sonoma County Youth
http://www.socoyouth.org/home.htm

The Children's Village of Sonoma County
http://www.thechildrensvillage.com/

TLC Child and Family Services: Foster Care Program
http://www.tlc4kids.org/fostercare.html

Valley of the Moon Children's Foundation
http://www.vomchildrensfoundation.org/

 

Independent Living Program (ILP) County Coordinators (List Updated by DSS on 4/1/09):

NAPA COUNTY
 

Jennifer Marcelli, ILP Coordinator
Napa County Health and Human Services 2261
Elm Street Napa, CA 94559
(707) 253-4728 Fax (707) 259-8310
jmarcelli@co.napa.ca.us

Shana Allen, Social Worker Supervisor II
Napa County Child Protective Services
2241 Elm Street Napa, CA 94559
(707) 259-8699 Fax (707) 259-8310
sallen@co.napa.ca.us

Kristy Reynoso, Social Worker Supervisor II
Napa County Health and Human Services 2261
Elm Street Napa, CA 94559
(707) 253-4760 Fax (707) 259-8310
kreynoso@co.napa.ca.us

 

SOLANO COUNTY
 

Paulette Jones, Social Services Supervisor
Solano County Health and Social Services Department
275 Beck Avenue MS 5-230
Fairfield, CA 94533
(707) 784-8288 Fax (707) 421-7535
govick@solanocounty.com

Patty Cala, Program Director
Alternative Family Services Solano County
MS 5-230 Fairfield, CA 94533
(707) 784-8288 Fax (707) 421-7535
govik@solanocounty.com

 

SONOMA COUNTY
 

Kathleen Alves, ILP Supervisor
County of Sonoma Human Serv Dept.
P.O. Box 1539 Santa Rosa, CA 95402
(707) 565-4352 Fax (707) 565-4399
alvesk@schsd.org

Frederick Jones, ILP Supervisor
County of Sonoma Human Serv Dept.
1747 Copperhill Parkway Santa Rosa, CA 95402
(707) 565-4350, Fax (707)565-4399
jonesfb@schsd.org

Greg Begin, ILP Coordinator (Case Load L-Z)
County of Sonoma, Human Services Department
P.O. Box 1539 Santa Rosa, CA 95402
(707) 565-5674, Fax (707) 565-4399
beging@cws.state.ca.us

Alicia Tuso, ILP Coordinator (Case Load A-K)
County of Sonoma, Human Services Department
P.O. Box 1539 Santa Rosa, CA 95402
(707) 565-5673
tusoa@schsd.org