1. Youth must be informed of their right to re-enter at their termination hearing.

2. Eligible youth can re-enter foster care an unlimited amount of times until they turn 21

3. The re-entry process is intended to be as accessible and easy as possible.

 

The links below will take you directly to the forms required for re-entry into foster care, all available at www.cdss.ca.gov in the “forms/brochures” section.

SOC 161 SIX-MONTH CERTIFICATION OF EXTENDED FOSTER CARE PARTICIPATION

SOC 162 MUTUAL AGREEMENT FOR EXTENDED FOSTER CARE

SOC 163 VOLUNTARY RE-ENTRY AGREEMENT FOR EXTENDED FOSTER CARE