Paradise Oaks Youth Services

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Take your first step in making a difference in the life of a child.


Paradise Oaks Youth Services believes all children and youth deserve to live in a nurturing, supportive, and healing environment. Every child and youth deserves meaningful, lifelong connections of a permanent, loving family. POYS Foster Family Agency (FFA) is designed to be highly accessible and responsive to the academic, social-emotional, behavioral needs and goals of each child, youth and family, reaching them in their homes, schools, and communities.



  • Pass criminal background check
  • Pass general physical exam
  • 18 years or older
  • Complete minimum of 12 hours of training
  • Complete CPR/First Aid training
  • Provide three references
  • Have a clean and safe home environment/pass home inspection
  • Reliable source of income
  • Possess responsible traits including patience, compassion, and the willingness to learn

The Steps


  • Schedule in-office orientation
  • Complete application and additional paperwork
  • Complete Live Scan
  • Complete 12 hours of training
  • Pass home and safety inspection

Support for Families


  • Initial and on-going training
  • On-going support from assigned social worker
  • On call social worker available 24/7

Fill out the PDF application and email it to:

Mission & Vision

Paradise Oaks Youth Services is committed to understand, support, and nurture youth and families in their time of need to help them reach for their potential. We aspire to see all youth and families living successfully in their communities.