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Mountain Circle’s Foster Care and Adoption Office is Hiring!

By | 2017-10-20T11:41:13+00:00 October 20th, 2017|chico, Job Opportunities|

Mountain Circle is HIRING for RFA Social Workers in Chico, California Make a difference to foster children, teens, and their caregivers all over Northern California!  Mountain Circle Family Services, Inc. has been serving foster children and families for over 30 years. Our Chico office is growing, and we are looking for the right person to join our [...]

Are You Caring For a Relative Under Age 18?

By | 2017-09-08T13:14:24+00:00 September 8th, 2017|Relative Placement|

When you hear the term 'foster care,' 'kinship,' or 'caregiver' what does it make you think of? For many people, 'foster care' brings up images of needy children you may not have ever met- strangers. While that is sometimes the case, the reality is that 1/3 of all foster children are living in the home [...]

Welcome Lila!

By | 2017-07-28T10:18:06+00:00 July 28th, 2017|chico, Foster Care|

Mountain Circle is proud to welcome our newest Resource family in Northern California! Lila lives in Sacramento with her two grown daughters and she will be supported by Mountain Circle's Chico office. . . Religion: Non-Denominational Hobbies: Lila enjoys cooking (both American and Hmong dishes), walking in the park, going to movies, and just telling stories. [...]

The Co-Founder of Project Help Nevada Is Mountain Circle’s New Transitional Housing Program Director, Welcome!

By | 2017-07-19T11:38:27+00:00 July 19th, 2017|Youth|

Tell us about your new position at Mountain Circle: I have happily joined Mountain Circle Family Services as the Transitional Housing Program (THP) Director in Susanville, California.  I primarily work with foster youth ages 16-23, preparing them to be responsible, healthy, productive adults, and giving them a sense of confidence and security when making future [...]

Congratulations to Brandon and Taylor!

By | 2017-07-19T10:37:01+00:00 July 19th, 2017|Foster Care, reno|

. Brandon and Taylor Lane, who are twins, have lived for some time with Mountain Circle's foster parents, Dell and Randy.  Congratulations are deserved for both as they recently graduated High School with a 3.9 GPA (Taylor) and a 3.2 GPA (Brandon)!  In addition to good grades, they even held down part-time jobs throughout High School. [...]

Introducing the Bear Growl Century Ride

By | 2017-07-16T12:08:17+00:00 July 13th, 2017|Events|

Mountain Circle Family Services has a new fundraising event! Below is a note from Mountain Circle's Executive Director, Dr. Shauna Rossington: As the Executive Director of a small nonprofit, coming up with fundraisers had been a challenge until I created the Running with the BearsTM Marathon, Half Marathon, and 10K 6 years ago!  What an amazing [...]

Seeking Records Manager in Susanville, CA

By | 2017-07-16T12:08:17+00:00 June 5th, 2017|Job Opportunities|

Mountain Circle Family Services is a private, non-profit foster family agency serving Northern California and Northern Nevada. Since 1985, our trained staff have provided support and advocacy to over 3,500 foster care children and youth! Come join a team that is making a difference every day in your community! Our mission: Mountain Circle Family Services is [...]

Congratulations to Jessica and Scott!

By | 2017-07-16T12:08:17+00:00 June 2nd, 2017|adoption|

"We should not be asking who this child belongs to, but who belongs to this child."      ~James L. Gritter One year ago, Mountain Circle Family Services was able to support Jessica and Scott in bringing home a tiny two-week-old baby named Quintin. He had been placed in foster care by Social Services and [...]

Mountain Circle Reno: Alicia Fills a New Role, and Welcome to Our Newest Staff Person, Megan!

By | 2017-07-16T12:08:17+00:00 May 27th, 2017|reno, Staff|

Welcome to Mountain Circle's Treatment-Level Foster Care Office in Northern Nevada (Reno)!  Please tell us a little more about yourself, and why you're joining the team at Mountain Circle! My name is Megan Hildebrand, I was born and raised in Reno, Nevada.  I have a Bachelors' degree in human services from the University of Phoenix [...]

Saying Goodbye

By | 2017-07-16T12:08:17+00:00 May 17th, 2017|Youth|

A note from Dr. Shauna Rossington: As the Executive Director of Mountain Circle Family Services, Inc (MCFS) for the last 16 years, I have seen many employees come and go—some with delight and some with sadness.  Curtis Weight, who has worked for Mountain Circle approximately nine years, is one that will be truly missed. Curtis [...]