Step 1: If you are new to our program, your first step is simple. Attend our monthly Education Event where you will learn more about each of the programs offered. You will get answers to your questions, and hopefully be prepared to jump in at the level you are comfortable with.

Step 2: If you have already attended one of our Education Events  (and have submitted a background check), you are ready to explore options like the one below!

Fostering a child is a unique and special calling. If you are interested in becoming a foster parent, you will need to begin by walking through the application process that Orange County oversees. Use the button below to get started, learn more about the process and complete your application.


Host/Foster/Adoption Learning Group

The Foster Youth & Families ministry is passionate about creating a safe and caring community for those interested in, or already involved in hosting, fostering or adopting kids in the system.

Join us for this monthly Learning Group where you will find support and encouragement from others in the program.

Dinner and childcare provided.

WHEN: Monthly
WHERE: Mariners Church Irvine


The Connection: Training & Support Group

Come enjoy a warm, safe and supportive environment where individuals are finding a community that understands the challenges raising children from hard places. This interactive group study features a Trauma Based Relational Intervention (TRBI) training that address the needs of foster/adoptive/kinship parents.

WHEN: Biweekly from Jan 15 - Apr 22
WHERE: Mariners Church Irvine