Resources

REACH Kern County provides a host of resources available to adoptive families. In addition to adoption support groups, an extensive lending library and a quarterly newsletter, families have access to support counseling, crisis intervention and case management services.

Community Resource Directory

REACH’s Adoption Services Resource Directory is a listing of support services for families who adopt through child welfare and other agencies. Our resource directory provides contacts for support groups, education…

Case Management

Adoption is more than a one-time event and the needs of adoptive families change over time. Master’s level adoption social workers offer case management services to help provide ongoing support…

Information and Referral

A REACH social worker, who understands the needs of adoptive families and the urgency in finding the needed services, will refer families to adoption-competent community service providers. The REACH social…

Lending Library

REACH offers a collection of adoption related materials including books on adoptive parenting, talking with children and others about adoption, helping children adjust, and relative adoption. Additionally there are…

Website Resources

REACH offers a collection of valuable websites that provide families education, support, and current adoption research. The websites are organized by topic which include adoption book sites, adoption resources,…