(951) 674-9400 (Lake Elsinore Corporate Office)
(760) 761-4300 (San Marcos Office, Recruitment and Training Center)
information@kamalii.org

School Support for Foster Children

While academics can be difficult for any child, school can prove to be exceedingly burdensome for a child in foster care. Many foster kids move from home to home and consequently school to school across districts and cities. When you’re focused more on getting by on a day-to-day basis and adjusting to a new family, […]

How You Can Help Without Becoming a Foster Parent

Over 400,000 children live in foster care in the United States. While it may be difficult or impossible to become a foster parent yourself, there are still plenty of other ways you can contribute to helping the lives of thousands of kids. Provide Respite Care. Oftentimes foster children are left without homes for several days […]

Home for the Holidays

The holidays are a time of joy, celebration, and family. But for foster children, this doesn’t always come so easily. A new home with new traditions can be decidedly overwhelming for a child, especially if they come from a family where there was no sense of holiday joy or Christmas spirit. Whether this is your […]

10 Facts You May Have Not Known About Fostering

You don’t have to be a homeowner to foster. Having an apartment or rented space is perfectly acceptable for fostering as long as you have clean and comfortable conditions suitable for raising a child. Asking a foster child questions about their past can be harmful. Some children undergo extreme difficulties and trauma in their existing […]

Preparing Your Child for a Foster Sibling

Bringing a foster child into your home doesn’t go without an impact. Not only are you faced with new responsibilities and another life to nurture, but your children must accept the addition of a new sibling and the consequent lifestyle changes. It is therefore crucial to ensure their comfort and understanding of the situation as […]

A New Life, A New Lifestyle

Becoming a foster parent is a beautiful and noble thing. You are opening up your heart and home to a child in need and giving them the love and support they need to be healthy, happy, and successful. This requires putting a stranger’s needs before your own, and even changing your life for the sake […]

Discipline For Foster Children

You’ve decided to take on the fulfilling task of bringing a foster child into your home. You accounted for everything the child will need in your budget from clothing, food, extracurricular activities, etc., etc. One thing most new foster parents forget to account for is how will you administer discipline to your child in the […]

Being Single and a Foster Parent

So you’re thinking about being a foster parent, but you have some concerns about whether or not you can do a good job at it being a single person. You were inspired to check it out based on the fact that your friends seem to be thriving at it, but you also notice how tired […]

An Effective Foster Parent – Do you Have What It Takes to Become One?

Just being compassionate and wanting to help isn’t enough to be an effective foster parent or a good fit for the system. You must understand that many children come from difficult backgrounds and may be facing many struggles. As someone who wants to provide them guidance, you have to provide a structured environment but should […]

The Essence of Resource Families

Children have no control over their parents’ situation and deserve a safe, stable environment to live in. They need a place where they can be a kid while still having structure and support. Becoming a resource family can allow you to provide children in need with a loving home while they work toward reunification with […]

 
Kamali'i Foster Family Agency
Corporate Office:
Riverside County Office
31772 Casino Drive, Suite B
Lake Elsinore, CA 92530
Voice (951) 674-9400
San Diego County Recruitment and Training Center:
145 Vallecitos de Oro, Suite 210
San Marcos, CA 92069
Voice (760) 761-4300