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Q & A With Dr. Degarmo: A Primer For The October 5th/6th Workshop In Reno

By |2018-09-28T16:10:15-07:00September 28th, 2018|Events, Reno|

On October 5th and 6th, Dr. DeGarmo, a leading national expert on fostering and foster care issues, will be the featured speaker at Mountain Circle's "Strengthening the Relationship Between Social Workers and Resource Parents" workshop in Reno. As a primer for the free event, Dr. DeGarmo graciously agreed to participate in this Q&A. We've compiled [...]

Foster Care Expert Gives Talk About Nevada’s Foster Care Crisis/Human Trafficking

By |2018-10-01T16:03:57-07:00September 24th, 2018|Events, Reno|

September 24, 2018 Foster care is in crisis in Nevada, and across the nation, as the number of children placed into foster care in the state, due much in part to the opioid epidemic that is strangling Nevada families.  Along with this, the horrors of human trafficking also continue to challenge Nevada's foster care system, as [...]

Dr. John Degarmo is Coming to Reno!

By |2018-09-07T16:48:42-07:00September 7th, 2018|Reno, Special Events|

Mountain Circle Family Services, a foster care agency serving Northern Nevada and California, is excited to host a two-day workshop on October 5th and 6th featuring Dr. John Degarmo!  Thanks to the generosity of the Terry Lee Wells Foundation, this training is completely free to Social Workers, Foster/Resource Families, and to individuals interested in providing [...]

Seeking Social Worker for the Nu-2-U Thrift Store

By |2018-08-23T15:41:45-07:00August 23rd, 2018|Job Opportunities, The Nu-2-U Store|

Make a positive impact on children and youth in foster care! This unique position is based out of Mountain Circle's Nu-2-U Store-- a Social Enterprise for foster care youth.  . . Each year, for tens of thousands of young people in foster care, turning 18 means losing the supports—financial, educational, social, and otherwise—that they count [...]

Seeking Records Manager For Busy Foster Care Office (Reno)

By |2018-07-10T11:02:07-07:00July 9th, 2018|Job Opportunities, Reno|

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 [...]

The Nu-2-U Store In Susanville Is Hiring!

By |2018-10-08T16:33:37-07:00June 29th, 2018|Job Opportunities, The Nu-2-U Store|

Each year, for tens of thousands of young people in foster care, turning 18 means losing the supports—financial, educational, social, and otherwise—that they count on. But not at Mountain Circle, where we operate a unique Social Enterprise called the Nu-2-U Store, a vocational training center for older foster youth in Susanville, California.  We are excited [...]

Resource Family 2.0: Meet Bobby and Arthur! (PART II)

By |2018-05-10T10:12:12-07:00May 4th, 2018|Meet Our Families|

  RETURN to Part I of their story HERE~ The Inspiration & Decision: Many in our circle of friends and family have asked us why we opted to become resource parents.  The answer was quite simple…because we care.  We care about the future generation. We care about the children that have experienced challenging situations and have no [...]

Resource Family 2.0: Meet Bobby and Arthur! (PART I)

By |2018-05-10T10:02:11-07:00May 3rd, 2018|Meet Our Families|

. 'The Journey' -Written by Bobby and Arthur, one of Mountain Circle's newest Resource (foster) Parents! "Being Resource Parents currently with Mountain Circle Family Services (MCFS) has truly been a journey of growth, development and learning. When we approached MCFS, we were certified with another agency where we had experienced a number of troubling situations [...]

Meet Our Newest Family In Oroville, CA!

By |2018-04-11T15:36:49-07:00March 16th, 2018|Chico, Foster Care, Meet Our Families|

Shiela and Joey have known they wanted to become foster (Resource) parents for a long time.  When they called Mountain Circle's Chico Office, we met them at a Starbucks the next day and got the paperwork started. Shiela and Joey didn't want to wait a month to attend a group orientation- in fact, we find that [...]