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Resource Family and Adoption Orientation


When: 2nd Tuesday of Each Month, 2:00 PM to 4:00 PM
Where: 1045 W. Katella Avenue, Suite 330
      Orange, CA92867
How: Reserve your space
 Call (714) 516-1077, or Email lisa@hannahschildrenshomes.org

When: 2nd Wednesday of Each Month, 10:00 AM to 12:00 PM
Where: 5900 S. Eastern Avenue, Suite 188
     Commerce, CA90040
How: Reserve your space
      Call (323) 278 - 6501, or Email mayra@hannahschildrenshomes.org

When: 2nd Tuesday of Each Month, 10:00 AM to 12:00 PM
Where: 9229 Utica Avenue, Suite 140
      Rancho Cucamonga, CA91730
How: Reserve your space
      Call (909) 483 - 2552, or Email  lisa@hannahschildrenshomes.org

To schedule an alternate Resource Family & Adoption Orientation time or date please contact your local office.

 

Topics of Discussion
Our Mission and Our History
It’s A Team Effort
Overview of Foster Care and Adoption Process
Overview of the Children Available for Placement
Legal Issues and Need To Know Facts
Resource Parent and Adoption Home Study Process
Placing Children in Your Home
Foster Care and Adoption Benefits
Why Hannah’s Children’s Homes
Questions & Answers

Getting Started:  Orientation & Application
Attend our Orientation Meeting about the Resource Family Program
Initial Home Inspection scheduled
Complete the Application, Statement of Understanding, Release of Information, Criminal Record Statement, & Medical Form w/Lab Results
Return completed forms with copies of submitted fingerprint Live Scan Forms

Next Step:  Becoming a Certified Foster Parent
Complete  PRE Approval training to prepare for the placement or adoption of a child(ren).
Complete the Home Study process with an assigned social worker from HCH.
The Home Study is an in-depth report that is completed through documentation & a series of interviews:  a couple/single adult interview, individual interviews with all family members, & a Home Safety Inspection.
Your Home Study is reviewed & approved by Hannah’s Children’s Homes. 
Your Home Study is distributed to Counties for matching