Training and Events                                                     

A 3-hour orientation and 21 hours of resource parent training are required before your initial certification. The training is provided by our agency. You will also need to become CPR and First Aid certified and maintain certification. Training is given alternately on consecutive Thursday evenings from 6:30 p.m. to 9:30 p.m. and on consecutive Saturdays from 9:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. You must also obtain 15 hours of continuing education annually to remain certified. Click here for a step-by-step guide.

Extraordinary Families welcomes people who are going through the Independent Adoption process to attend our Adoption Specific Workshops and to make use of our Adoption Home Study, Post Placement and Post Adoption Services. We will work closely with your attorney or out of state agency to make your experience a positive one.

Please review the calendar for upcoming orientations and trainings

october, 2017

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7oct9:30 am- 12:00 pmBridge to Work Enrollment Fair

Event Details

Calling all youth in foster care ages 16-21 years old looking to gain employment in Los Angeles County – Enroll in the upcoming Bridge to Work Employment Workshop scheduled September 30th from 9:30am to 12:00pm!  Contact UP4Youth Program Manager Isaac Casas at 213-365-2900 or i.casas@extraordinaryfamilies.org for assistance with enrollment.

Time

(Saturday) 9:30 am - 12:00 pm

Location

Extraordinary Families

221 N. Ardmore Ave., Los Angeles, California 90004

14oct9:30 am- 12:00 pmOrientation

Event Details

This is a free, no obligation orientation for prospective resource (foster/adopt) parents. Participants will learn basic information about fostering and building a family through foster care and adoption. It’s an excellent opportunity to have questions answered about the process. All are welcome to attend. Please RSVP at 213-365-2900 or info@extraordinaryfamilies.org.

Time

(Saturday) 9:30 am - 12:00 pm

Location

Extraordinary Families

221 N. Ardmore Ave., Los Angeles, California 90004

Organizer

ExtraordinaryFamilies