Aspiranet REACH Kern County Post-Adoption Support Program

Our mission at Aspiranet’s REACH Kern County is to strengthen and empower adoptive families, provide adoption information, education and support, and help parents access adoption resources.

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Our mission at Aspiranet’s REACH Kern County is to strengthen and empower adoptive families, provide adoption information, education and support, and help parents access adoption resources.

Services

REACH provides services to individuals and families in Kern County whose lives have been touched by adoption.

Events

Support groups are facilitated by adoption competent professionals and are held monthly…

Contact us

REACH services are available Monday through Friday, 8 AM to 5 PM. Feel free to visit our office or contact our staff…

While all families experience triumphs and challenges as they grow and change, adoptive families tend to encounter unique challenges. REACH offers the following services to support adoptive parents, adolescents and children.

REACH Team

Resource, Education, Advocacy, Crisis Intervention, Hope

REACH services are available Monday through Friday, 8 AM to 5 PM. Feel free to visit our office or contact our staff for more information about assisting your family:

  • Shamra Tripp, LCSW Associate Division Director

    Shamra has been working for Aspiranet for 20 years, and began her career as a foster care social worker and eventually transitioned into the adoption program.

  • Carrie Ontiveros, MA REACH Program Supervisor

    Carrie has been employed with Aspiranet for over 15 years, and has held a variety of roles within the agency, from social worker to program director.

  • Yaneth Arceo, MS REACH Social Worker

    Yaneth is a REACH Social Worker with experience working with children and families in various capacities including foster care and education.

News

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