Foster Care

Foster parenting is a wonderful experience. The work is hard, the hours are long, and the love is great.

Rebekah Children's Services Foster Care Program ("Family Linkage") are experts at providing an array of services geared to supporting children and families through the foster parenting process. With over 25 years of experience in foster care, we are well qualified to meet the needs of our foster families. 

We are currently seeking families in the following counties: Santa Clara, Santa Cruz, San Benito, Monterey, San Mateo and Alameda.

As a foster parent, you'll receive: 

  • Frequent consultations with staff.
  • 24-hour telephone support.
  • Financial Assistance for the care of the child.

Steps to Becoming a Foster Parent

Step 1:

Call Family Linkage at (408) 871-4962 or This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Step 2:

Attend one of our orientation meetings with our Family Recruiter 

Step 3:

Attend an initial interview with a staff social worker to assess making the right match for your family

Step 4:

Complete an application and background check.

Step 5:

Attend our Pre-Service Training; this training is free to our families.

Step 6: 

Participate in a Family Assessment.

Step 7:

Congratulations!!! You made it, and are now an approved Foster Family.

More questions?

Check out our FAQ Page.

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