Foster and Kinship Care (FKCE)


Foster and Kinship Care Education (FKCE) offers FREE classes and trainings for current & perspective Resource Families ( Foster care and Kinship care) (relative or non-relative) in South Lake Tahoe. Our programs are designed to engage and educate Resource Families so that they are able to meet the educational, emotional, behavioral and developmental needs of children and youth. Training topics cover a wide range of subjects with up-coming focus on Trauma, Resource Family Approval (formally Foster Family),  Kinship Providers supports and trainings.

Kinship Classes will be held on the first Monday of each month from 5:30-8:30 & The last Friday from 10:00 am -12:30 pm


In-Service Community Training  for Trauma Informed Care

 Begins Mondays in January!

January 30 - What is Trauma & How does it Effect Children

February 6 - Recognizing Trauma In Children

March 6 - Strategies To Use With Children Who Have Experienced Trauma


Held EVERY Tuesday & Wednesday from 4:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. at the Family Resource Center:
    Bijou School
    3501 Spruce Avenue
    South Lake Tahoe, CA 96150
Free childcare and food available!

Developed to offer support and ongoing trainings for family care givers, the community, and foster families.

Resource Family Approval

As of January 1, 2017  The state of California has implemented a variety of change to stream line the process of becoming a foster parent which is both family friendly and child centered.   Pre-Service trainings based on the newly implemented process will begin at LTCC through the FKCE.  Please contact Dana Mcknight, MSW for more information or to register for  classes.


Commercial Sexual Exploitation of Children (CSEC)

Upcoming CSEC Trainings will be held at LTCC on MARCH 21 & 22. 

Please contact e-mail Susannah Hill MS for more information at (757) 615-1165.


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