• +Turlock (209) 668-9361
  • Placements - placements@creative-alternatives.org

Becoming A Foster Parent

Becoming A Foster Parent


Age 21 years and older.
• California drivers license, reliable car and insurance with Creative Alternatives listed as additionally insured.
• Fingerprint and child abuse clearance through the Department of Justice.
• Current health screening and TB test done prior to certification.
• First Aid/CPR course.
• Water safety certificate for families with pools, pond or spa.

Provided Services
Consulting psychiatrists for medication and behavioral reviews.
• Counseling center located in Turlock and Merced.
We have standard Foster Care and ITFC Foster Care Services.
• We offer on-site training and First Aid/CPR classes at no charge.
• 24 hour on-call number for emergencies/crisis intervention.
• Respite for emergency situations.
• Twelve hours of annual training.

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