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

Providing Your Child with Structure

For many children within the foster care system, navigating their own free time may have once been the norm. As they enter a new home, they not only are now facing new places and new people but new concepts and standards such as structure. In many cases, a lack of structure can be detrimental to […]

Preparing Your Expectations

You have chosen to open your home to a child in need. You are about to embark on an exciting journey that even with all your training and prep may still seem daunting. You went to the classes, you prepared your home, and even your heart, but still, you are anxious. In these situations, it […]

Building a Healthy Relationship with Your Foster Child

As a foster parent, your primary goal and responsibility is to provide a comforting and nurturing home for your child, to allow them to grow and develop in a positive direction. Successfully accomplishing this requires that you first and foremost build a strong foundational relationship with them that enables trust and reassurance. As this is […]

The Top Qualities for Foster Parenting

Becoming a foster parent is no simple decision — it requires extensive planning, discussion, and consideration with your partner, family, and loved ones before any steps should really be taken. When thinking about fostering a child, perhaps the most important thing to consider is the skills and traits necessary to possess for such a large […]

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 […]

 
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