Phone: (805) 781-1700 | Contact Us

Resources

Training & Support

Local Training & Support
Every month is packed full of local training and support opportunities.
Download our current FKCE Schedule of Training, Support and other events.
Download our FCKE Class Registration Form for 2017/2018.
In-Home Support
Looking for In-Home Care and Support?
Download our Brochure on Parent Training and Behavioral Support.
Download our Brochure on Respite Care.
Download our Brochure on Behavioral Intervention for serious behavior challenges.
Download our Brochure on In-Home Parenting Support.
Online Training & Support
Looking for online training videos to save time?
Explore the Just In Time video training series for Resource Parents.
Download the Resource Family Approval Guide.

Explore the Online Training Video on Grief and Loss for Resource Parents.
Resource Family Case Support
Looking for a Support Group?
Resource Family Case Support (RFCS) is a therapeutic and networking support group for all foster, adoptive and relative caregivers. The support group was designed to provide an environment that is relevant and supportive as caregivers navigate through the Child Welfare System. RFCS provides therapeutic support related to grief, loss and daily challenges. A representative from Child Welfare Services is available to provide direction and resources within the agency and community. In addition, childcare and light snacks are included.

If you are interested in attending an RFCS group, please either call us directly @ (805) 781-1705 or use the Contact Us link above and request to be added to the RFCS group in the Comments section.

Resource Parent Mentoring
Want to connect with an experienced foster parent?
Download a flyer on our Mentor Program and how to request a Mentor.
Parent Hotline
Questions about parenting including sleep issues, feeding problems or behavior problems?
Visit the Parent Connection of San Luis Obispo County or call the Parenting Hotline at (805) 904-1411.
Foster Youth Enrichment
Want to connect your foster youth with enrichment activities?
Download our Foster Youth Enrichment Activity Request form for Resource Parents.
Foster Family Friendly Businesses
Looking for a Foster Family Friendly business that offers discounts?
Download a listing of Foster Family Friendly businesses.
DSS Resource Handbook
Looking for a Summary of Resources available?
Download the Department of Social Services Resource Handbook outlining available services to children and families.
Foster Youth Mentoring
Would you like a mentor to help you navigate the Foster Care system?
Explore CASA of San Luis Obispo to learn more about the CASA Mentoring Program.
Foster Youth College Opportunity
Looking for information on attending college as well as financial help for college expenses?
Download information on support available while you pursue a higher education.
Download our Brochure on a Financial Assistance Program.
Download our form for Financial Assistance Program request.
Foster Youth College Career Counseling
Looking for information on Foster Youth Career Counseling?
Download information on support for Career Counseling.
Foster Youth Extended Benefits
Have you turned 18 while in Foster Care?
Download information on Extended Foster Care benefits.
Foster Youth Transition Into Adulthood
Looking for information to help you into adulthood?
Download information on our Independent Living Program.
Foster Youth Housing Opportunity
Looking for assistance with housing?
Download information on our Transitional Housing Program.
Foster Youth Bill of Rights
Looking for information on your rights as a Foster Youth?
Navigate through the Foster Youth Help website for more information.
Foster Family Friendly Businesses
Looking for a Foster Family Friendly business that offers discounts?
Download a listing of Foster Family Friendly businesses.
Parent’s Guide to Dependency Proceedings
Has your child been placed into Foster Care?
You should have received a copy of the Parent’s Guide to Dependency Proceedings at placement.
Download a copy of the Proceedings here.
Parent Partner
Would you like to receive help from a Parent Partner?
A Parent Partner is completely optional and offered at no cost to parents involved in San Luis Obispo County Child Welfare Services.
Download the Parent Partner Brochure for more information.
Parenting Workshops
Are you interested in attending an educational Parenting Workshop?
“Successfully Parenting at Risk Kids” – A 16 hour series of workshops that focuses on strategies to avoid emotional reactivity and promote positive family relationships. If you are interested in attending, please either call us directly at (805) 781-1705 or use the Contact Us link above and request to be added to the SPARK class.

“Scream Free Parenting” - A 16 hour series of advanced workshops that focuses on strategies to implement skills learned in the SPARK series. If you are interested in attending, please either call us directly at (805) 781-1705 or use the Contact Us link above and request to be added to the Scream Free Parenting class.

Domestic Violence
Are you recovering from Domestic Violence?
Explore the San Luis Obispo County Womens Shelter website for resource information.
Drug/Alcohol Challenges
Do you need assistance with Drug or Alcohol challenges?
Explore the San Luis Obispo County Drug & Alcohol website for resource information.
Emotional/Mental Health Challenges
Do you need assistance with Emotional or Mental Health challenges?
Explore the San Luis Obispo County Mental Health website for resource information.
Looking for a San Luis Obispo County Social Services Office?
Download a listing of our County Regional offices.
Still haven’t found what you’re looking for on this page? Call us @ (805) 781-1705 or send us your question by using the Contact Us button below. We are here to help!
© 2017 - County of San Luis Obispo, Department of Social Services | All Rights Reserved.

Phone: (805) 781-1700 | Contact Us
Find us on Facebook!
X
X