Placer Kids

Placer Kids’ picnic celebrates joys of ‘forever families’

On Saturday, Oct. 6, Roseville’s Royer Park was filled with families and children, all of whom had been brought together by Sierra Forever Families adoption agency. Families cam ...

Children find forever homes with 9 Placer families

Five-year-old Malakai Wygal signed a very important document Saturday. He put his John Hancock on paperwork signaling the end of a years-long adoption process as friends and family ...

Teen, adoptive mother changed each others lives for the better

Roseville resident Jeanne Baine said she didn’t start out with the idea of adopting a teenage daughter, but now she and daughter Barbara are a perfect fit. “I started fosterin ...

Father's happiness is a full house

Pat Flanagan has a full house and a full heart. He and wife Susan are raising five children under the age of 12 at their Auburn home, and they’re always willing to make room for ...

Families become forever at Adoption Day

Bill Dober said this Saturday it will feel like “mission completed.” Dober, a permanency social worker with Sierra Forever Families, will watch as several families finalize th ...

Peats named foster family of the month

Placer Kids named Lisa and Bernhard Peat of Auburn as its Foster Family of the Month. The Peats have been foster parents for a year with Placer Kids. They have been loving and n ...

Family matters

Lyle and Stephanie Burbank knew right away that Casey would be their daughter. The Auburn couple and foster parents for the past 10 years first laid eyes on the little girl when ...

Placer Kids celebrates Adoption Awareness Month

In celebration of National Adoption Month, Placer Kids is pleased to announce its November Foster Family of the Month, Marv and Terese Green. The Greens reside in Placer County a ...

Seen & Heard: Placer Kids honors Jenkins family

Placer County is honored to present its September Foster Family of the Month, the Jenkins family. Scott and Donna Jenkins became foster parents in October 2000 after attending tra ...