Healing families. Strengthening communities.

Contra Costa County

Contact Information

2380 Salvio St., Suite 200
Concord, CA 94520
Tel (925) 602-1750
Fax (925) 602-1754

To contact Foster Care and Adoption call: (877) 488-5437

Services Provided in this County

  • Differential Response

    Diffresponse

    diffresponse

    In-home support and case management services for families whose potential child welfare case has been assessed and not formally opened, but who still have needs. Focuses on enhancing parenting, communication and obtaining community resources.

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  • Family Finding

    Familyfinding

    familyfinding

    Helps reconnect foster children with safe, healthy family members and speed their recovery from emotional trauma. Using internet search technology, we are able to find biological family members for children in the system. Once we have identified family members, we work to reestablish relationships and explore ways to find a permanent family placement for the child.

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  • Foster Care and Adoption Services

    Fosterchild

    fosterchild

    Uplift Family Services places children ages birth through 21, who have been referred by the court, in certified foster homes. We provide ongoing support services to foster children and families. Our staff works directly with immediate and extended biological family to facilitate reunification and permanency. For the child whose permanent plan is adoption, we are a custodial adoption agency licensed by the State of California to provide a full range of adoption services.

  • Intensive Family Preservation

    Preservation

    preservation

    Services provided to families in crisis, where children are at-risk of out-of-home placement, or whose children have been recently returned home. The goal is to help families stay together safely. Program is family-centered, strength-based and solution-focused.

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  • Intensive Treatment Foster Care

    Itfc

    itfc

    Uplift Family Services places children ages birth through 21, who have been referred by the court, in certified foster homes. We provide ongoing support services to foster children and families. Our staff works directly with immediate and extended biological family to facilitate reunification and permanency. For the child whose permanent plan is adoption, we are a custodial adoption agency licensed by the State of California to provide a full range of adoption services.

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  • Kinship Support Services

    Kinship

    kinship

    Uplift Family Services, Family Stress Center, and West Contra Costa County Youth Service Bureau work together to provide services throughout Contra Costa County. Supports relative caregivers (primarily grandmothers) so children can remain with their families and communities and avoid placement in non-related foster care homes.

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  • Transitional Housing

    Transitional

    transitional

    Serves a limited number of adolescents, ages 16-19, who are transitioning out of foster care. Provides a safe living situation and the ability to be self-supporting (for some, self-supporting means accessing financial aid, student loans or relative assistance). Teaches foster youth what it is like to live independently.

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    No child will be discriminated against because of race/ethnicity, religion, gender, sexual orientation, national origin, age or disability.