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Foster to Adopt (Fost-Adopt)
Many prospective parents choose adoption through the foster care system because they want to help a child who has been removed from their biological family by child welfare services and needs a loving, permanent family. They choose adoption through foster care knowing that a child that joins their family may be reunified with their birth family, but if that’s not possible, they can adopt the child.
Many of our Resource (Foster) Parents have been able to adopt the foster children who joined their family.
In most cases, the fost-adopt process can take 1 to 2 years but not every foster child moves towards adoption. Adoption only becomes possible when:
1) The court determines that reunification with biological parents or family is not possible
2) The birth parent’s parental rights have been terminated.
The basic steps to become a Fost-Adopt family include:
  • Orientation & Quiz
  • Application packet
  • Live scan background checks
  • 20-hour RFA Training
  • CPR/First Aid Training
  • Home Assessment Interviews
  • Home Inspection
  • Placement Day training and Continuing Education
For more info on how to become a foster family, click HERE.
Check FAQs for more information.
If you have any further questions, email or call 213-529-9245


Adoption Main Page
3727 West 6th St., Ste. 320
Los Angeles, CA 90020
Office: (213) 389-6755
Fax: (213) 389-5172
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Crisis Hotline:
(888) 979-3800