Los Angeles County Foster Family Agencies:


Children's Bureau of South California
A leader in child abuse prevention and treatment
all4kids.org

Kinship Center
Every child deserves a family
kinshipcenter.org


Los Angeles County Department of Children & Family Services
The Department of Children and Family Services, with public, private and community partners,
provides quality child welfare services and supports so children grow up safe, healthy,
educated and with permanent families.
lacdcfs.org

Optimist Youth Homes and Family Services
Over 100 years of caring for children
oyhfs.org

PennyLane
An Array of Children's Social Services in Southern California 

pennylane.org

Vista Del Mar
Vista Del Mar’s Community of Services' mission is to provide comprehensive, family-centered social, educational and behavioral health services that encourage children, adolescents and their families
to lead self reliant, stable and productive lives. 
vistadelmar.org



Westside Children's Center
Westside Children’s Center is a not-for-profit agency supports underserved, vulnerable children and their families in West Los Angeles by providing a full range of crucial, multi-disciplinary services.
www.westsidechildrens.org

National Adoption Agencies:

National Adoption Day
Celebrating a family for every child
nationaladoptionday.org


Dave Thomas Foundation for Adoption
Finding forever families for children in foster care
davethomasfoundation.org

National Adoption Foundation
Because every child deserves a loving family
www.nafadopt.org

North American Council on Adoptable Children
Because every child deserves a permanent, loving and culturally competent family
www.nacac.org

Adopting.com
Resources for prospective adoptive parents: How to get started, links to agencies,
facilitators and attorneys, letters from birthparents, support groups and legal information.
Also includes a photolisting of waiting children.
adopting.com

Adopting.org
Contains a wide variety of adoption topics and resources.
adopting.org

Adoption Council of Canada
Primary resource for Canadian residents interested in adopting in Canada.
adoption.ca