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The mission of the Adoption and Permanency Resources Division is to recruit, study, prepare and support foster and adoptive families who can provide healthy, stable, loving temporary and permanent homes to children that can not safely live with their birth parents. We welcome and need all capable families ...... READ MORE








Los Angeles County
Department of Children and Family Services
425 Shatto Place
Los Angeles, CA 90220
Meet the KIDS
Meet some of our children in need of a permanent family. Although we have children of all ages needing adoption, we are in particular need of adoptive homes for older youth (ages 9-17), large sibling groups and children with medical needs.

Heart Gallery LA

Heart Gallery L.A.

The Heart Gallery is a stirring and unique Portrait exhibit of adoptable children and sibling groups sharing the same dream of having a "Forever Family"
Heart Gallery Los Angeles features a small representation of the more than 500 wonderful children currently living in foster care that are waiting for loving adoptive homes. Learn more about this project by visiting the website.

Esperanza De Un Hogar-Hope for a Home:
Esperanza De un Hogar sponsored by Telemundo 52, is a monthly Spanish television segment about adoption that helps find permanent, loving, adoptive families for Hispanic children in foster care. The first Wednesday of every month, at 5:30PM, Azalea Iniguez profiles children looking for loving families.

Esperanza de un Hogar broadcast on 06/03/15-To get more information about Adrian, Juan, Evelyn and Jacob, please click segment 309695081

Esperanza de un Hogar broadcast on 07/01/15 -To get more information about Daisy, Jasmin and Joseph, please click segment 311341301

Wednesday's Child
Wednesday’s Child, sponsored by the Freddie Mac Foundation, is a weekly television segment about adoption that helps find permanent, loving, adoptive families for children in foster care. On the website, one can view photo listings of waiting children. In Los Angeles, each Wednesday and Sunday night on FOX 11 10 O'clock News, FOX 11's Christine Devine profiles children looking for loving families to call their own in "Wednesday's  Child”
MyFoxLA Website

Myfoxla/Wednesday's Child

To see segments featuring some of our waiting children in need of adoptive families, click link above   

california kids connection

California Kids Connection

California Kids Connection is the online, searchable database listing children in California who are available for adoption. California Kids Connection features California foster children who need permanent, loving, adoptive families. Visit the website, view photos of available children and read their stories.



AdoptUSKids is the online, searchable database listing children in the United States who are available for adoption. Explore this national database with thousands of children in foster care available for adoption who need permanent, loving homes.

Children's Action Network
Children's Action Network has produced video stories of Southern California children in foster care waiting for adoptive homes. These films, which can be seen as part of a series called "Change a Child's Life" on Fox 11’s Good Day LA, feature children growing up in foster care telling their stories in their own words. By raising awareness about these children and sharing their hopes and dreams, we can help them find permanent loving families. Click here to see these films.