The best candidates to become Adoptive Resource Parents are not “perfect” people living “perfect” lives; they are real people living lives filled with ups and downs, accomplishments and setbacks. Additionally, they each have the desire to provide a safe, nurturing, loving home for a child.
Be an adult and a resident of Orange County.
Be in reasonably good health.
Have sufficiently appropriate room(s) to accommodate child(ren).
Be able to provide a suitable, safe, and stable environment.
Have sufficient income to meet their own expenses and financial obligations.
Submit to criminal records clearances, including the California Department of Justice and FBI Livescan (fingerprinting) and the Child Abuse Index Check.
Be of any sex, race, religion, color, political affiliation, national origin, and/or sexual orientation.
Be single or part of a couple.
Own or rent a home or apartment.
If you are interested in becoming an Adoptive Resource Family, or have questions about Orange County Social Services Agency Adoptions, please contact:
The Foster & Adoption Parent Information Line, (888) 871-KIDS (1-888-871-5437), and register to attend anorientation.