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Next steps

  1. Request an application by filling out the form below. The application process includes letters of reference, fingerprints, a background check, physical, safe driving check, and safety check of home.
  2. Meet with our Director or staff to learn more about the resource family approval process, which includes interviews with you and members of your family, and specialized training provided by our agency and in the community. 

  3. You also have the option to attend one of our Info-Sessions to learn more about becoming a resource parent. These hour-long once-a-month sessions are held our offices in Pleasant Hill or Antioch. Upcoming Info-Session dates can be found here.

Becoming a foster parent is a process. Youth Homes will be with you every step of the way. If you’d like to know more, we invite you to fill out the form below or contact Resource Family Program Director, Tara Ignont at:, or: 925-876 3327. You have the opportunity to change a child’s life forever. 

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