Children of different backgrounds and ages are available for adoption through the Santa Cruz County Adoptions Program. Children need homes and families usually because they are unable to leave the foster care system to safely return home to their biological families.
Successful adoptive parents can be any one of us: single, married, divorced, with children or without children, LBGT, young or old, homeowner or renter. We are looking for people who will open their hearts and homes to our children. Older children and siblings are in particular need of adoptive homes.
To be a successful Resource Parent, you will need to have:
Older children and sibling sets are in particular need of foster and adoptive homes. Often, it's easier to foster or adopt siblings because they support each other.