Can foster parents work outside of the home?
Those who are employed can be certified as
foster parents as long as they are able to provide childcare. Each child’s situation must be evaluated
individually. Some children have needs
that require a full-time at-home parent.
How much does Ettie Lee Youth & Family
Services pay a foster parent (resource family)?
Foster care is not considered a paying job, but instead an opportunity to
make a difference in a child’s life through a foster family’s love &
support. The average amount of money reimbursed for a child expenses is between
$860.00 and $1026.00 per month, depending on the age of the child. Medical, dental care and therapy needs are
covered for every child by the state of California.
What are the rewards of becoming a foster
family (resource family)?
families can expect many rewards:
A sense of accomplishment
The chance to help children feel good
Can be an opportunity to adopt a child
Pride in doing a meaningful and
The opportunity to meet and work with
A chance to use special talents and
The opportunity to make a lifetime of
difference in a short time
Why should I be an Ettie Lee Youth & Family
Services’ foster parent (resource family)?
When you become an Ettie Lee foster
parent you become part of the Ettie Lee family.
Prior to becoming a foster parent you are provided with FREE orientation
training. When you become part our team, we provide a variety of monthly
trainings, regular visits with your social worker, and 24 hour on-call staff
available for consultations and emergencies.
Foster parents are encouraged to attend numerous family-oriented events
through out the year.
How do I
become an Ettie Lee foster parent (resource family)?
Brittani at email@example.com,
or (626) 841-2661 who will be able to answer all of your questions about foster
parenting and schedule your orientation training. Orientations are on the 1st
Friday of the month. Training consists of a 6-week series on Saturdays from 9
a.m. - 3p.m.