Foster & Kinship Care Education Program

"The more we know, the more they grow."  

 Our Mission:

The Foster and Kinship Care Education (FKCE) Program provides quality education and support opportunities to caregivers of children and youth in out-of-home care so that these providers may meet the educational, emotional, behavioral and developmental needs of children and youth.

FKCE Guiding Values

 Children/youth feel they belong to families that are strong, safe and nurturing

 There is consistency in care

 Caregivers are qualified, caring and knowledgeable

 Caregivers are retained

 Caregivers are linked to and collaborate with community support services

 There is permanency that is in the best interest of the child


ATTENTION:  REGISTRATION PHONE NUMBER for ESPANOL classes at these sites have changed:

                         OC United, Fullerton and OC Children and Family Services

                         Please call (949) 582-4884

For FREE workshops, training events, and learning support groups download our Schedule of Classes July -December 2018

 Program Staff:

Martine Wehr, JD
(949) 582-4217

Gail Janisch
FKCE Program Assistant
(949) 582-4884

Sue Brown
Project Specialist
(949) 349-6177

(949) 364-2513


 Office Hours:

Monday - Thursday
8:00 am to 4:30 pm*

8:00 am to 1:00 pm*

Saturday - Sunday

*Hours/Days subject to change without notice