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Foster Care

Beliefs:

  • Long-term foster care is not the answer
  • Each child needs permanence as early as possible
  • The birth family is the child’s best resource
  • The entire family is our client
  • A group makes a better decision than an individual
  • The birth family needs to be included in the decision-making process
  • It is our responsibility to provide a safe place

Our Butte & Shasta County Foster Parents:

  • Are flexible and take on challenges
  • Laugh, cry, and can be themselves
  • Support birth families and put children’s needs first
  • Are representatives in the larger community
  • Provide a safe shelter for children
  • Model, mentor, and support the families of children

Goals:

  • Include the birth family
  • Facilitate relationship between birth and foster families

The Butte and Shasta County unit utilizes the Family Centered Team (FCT) approach to cases; gathering birth parents and foster parents, relatives and friends, CPS and FFA workers to make group decisions utilizing strengths in the family system.


Butte County Foster Care
Chico Program Manager
Liberte Herin, M.S.W
530-893-1614 Ext. 231
lherin@youthandfamily.info

Shasta County Foster Care
Redding Program Manager
Jessie Cork, M.A.
530-365-9197 Ext.115
jcork@youthandfamily.info

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Email Us At:

general@youthandfamily.info

Chico Office
2577 California Park Drive
Chico, CA 95928

Phone: (530) 893-1614
Toll Free: (888) 893-8933
Telecommunications relay service: Dial 7-1-1
Fax: (530) 893-5026
Voice Mail: (530) 893-2316
general@youthandfamily.info

MON-THUR8:30 AM to 5:00 PM
FRI8:30 AM to 4:00 PM

Redding Office
2770 Pioneer Drive
Redding, CA 96001

Phone: (530) 365-9197
Toll Free: (888) 893-9197
Telecommunications relay service: Dial 7-1-1
Fax: (530) 365-9268
Voice Mail: (530) 365-9260
general@youthandfamily.info

MON-THUR8:30 AM to 5:00 PM
FRI8:30 AM to 4:00 PM




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