The State of California committed resources to mitigate the effects of COVID-19 for youth and post adoptive families. This California Statewide Post Adoption Navigator site was developed as
a part of this Statewide project serving families across the State.
While the Post Permanency Project ended September 30, 2022, we hope this website serves a resource to connect you to your local post adoption service provider, and you enjoy the insight articles and on demand trainings coming.
A Family Success Coach is a strength-based support person for families after adoption. They can offer support, education and coordination of services. Success coaches help parents build on their natural resiliencies and strengths. A success coach may be helpful in working with adoptive parents to identify resources that improve their overall stability and well-being and mitigate family challenges that arise.
Success coaches are trained to listen, understand and support the unique challenges that adoptive parents and youth experience. They are able to support parents who are raising children that have experienced trauma, identify and link families to helpful resources and social support systems, reinforce positive parenting approaches, teach parents how to advocate for and access educational services, and strengthen your family’s self-sufficiency and relationships.
Dependent on your family’s unique needs, success coaches can:
If you are an adoptive family living in California, fill out the form below to request immediate help. During the COVID-19 pandemic, the state of California has committed resources to mitigate the effects of COVID-19 for youth and post adoptive families.