There are thousands of children in California who are in need of temporary or permanent care. Are you a non-biological parent to one of them? Whether it be family members in need of assistance, or choosing to become a foster parent or adopt a child, it’s essential to provide these children with the love and support they deserve and need to flourish. Nurse Rona and guests discuss the challenges and joys of raising a non-biological child.

Mayra Guzman, community liaison for South Monterey County with the Family to Family Monterey Foster Care Program
Maria Ramirez, a foster care provider for teenage children living in Monterey County.
Dr. Intisar Shareef, chairperson of the Early Childhood Education Department at Contra Costa College.

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