Useful Links & Resources
For more information on the foster care system, or to locate other programs and organizations committed to helping needy children, feel free to explore the links and resources below:
On Child Development and Well-Being
Offers a comprehensive interactive resource for parents and early childhood education professionals on healthy development of children ages zero to three years.
Parents, health professionals, educators, and others provide resources helping children grow up to reach their full potential.
On Foster Care/Child Welfare/At Risk Youth
Child Welfare League of America (CWLA)
An organization that strives to “protect children and strengthen families.” Also developed and updates the PRIDE foster family training program.
Child Welfare Services of Santa Barbara County
The Child Welfare Branch of the Santa Barbara Department of Social Services.
May is National Foster Care Month, a time to recognize that we each can play a part in enhancing the lives of children and youth in foster care.
A provider of high quality, low cost online training to foster and adoptive parents, social workers and others working with at-risk children.
On Parenting In Our Community
- Santa Barbara County Public Health Department
- Santa Barbara County Education Office
- Santa Barbara County Government
- Community Action Commission of Santa Barbara County
- First 5
- CALM Great Beginnings
- Early Start: Tri-Counties Regional Center