About this resource

The American Indian Child Resource Center (AICRC) is a state-licensed foster family agency. They recruit and train foster parents, coordinate services to foster children and provide advocacy and support to biological parents.

AICRC provides the following services:

  • Recruitment, certification, and training of American Indian families to provide culturally-appropriate foster homes
  • Emergency, short-term and long-term foster care placement of Indian children
  • Social work and therapeutic intervention to promote family reunification
  • Tribal and family representation in the court systems to advocate for the Indian Child Welfare Act (ICWA)
  • Information and referral services to American Indian and foster family community resources
  • Education and consultation on American Indian history, culture and traditions and with the special needs of children in the child protection system.

Eligibility

AICRC is licensed to certify homes in Sonoma, Solano, Yolo, Sacramento, San Francisco, Alameda, Contra Costa, San Joaquin, Santa Clara, San Mateo counties.