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Mountain Circle is looking for a new Board Member!

By |2020-03-16T16:30:24-07:00March 16th, 2020|Foster Care|

Mountain Circle Family Services, Inc. is a non-profit community-based organization, which services foster children and foster families.  We hold several licenses to provide as many supportive services to families and children.  MCFS is licensed to provide Intensive Services Foster Care Services, adoptions, and Transitional Housing for teens preparing for successful emancipation.  Additionally, MCFS has three offices [...]

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 [...]

Let’s Have Fun! Kids Activities In Northern Nevada

By |2018-03-22T10:37:37-07:00March 14th, 2018|Foster Care, Reno|

Mountain Circle Family Services is a foster care agency serving Northern Nevada and our mission includes connecting local families with resources in the community. With spring break right around the corner, what resource is more valuable than family fun?? . . We did some investigating and found a lot of great ideas of things to do [...]

When a Shoe Tree is More Than a Roadside Attraction

By |2017-07-16T12:08:17-07:00February 23rd, 2017|Foster Care, Youth|

"I wonder how many other Social Workers stop here?" Thought Anna, a Mountain Circle Social Worker, as she stopped to take a photo with one of our foster youth.  Mountain Circle's foster children and teens live all over Northern California and much of our time is spent with them in the car. It turns out [...]

Mountain Circle Social Workers are called to improve the lives of foster care children and youth!

By |2017-07-16T12:08:17-07:00February 17th, 2017|Foster Care, Youth|

“Growing up in a group home, and with an undiagnosed learning disability to boot, the odds of success were not on my side. But when I joined the high school football team, I learned the value of discipline, focus, persistence, and teamwork - all skills that have proven vital to my career as a C.E.O. [...]

Mountain Circle’s Reno Foster Care Office Cookie Party

By |2017-07-16T12:08:18-07:00January 9th, 2017|Foster Care, Reno|

Mountain Circle's Reno (Washoe County, Nevada) cookie party was a blast!! This year, we provided a cookie Christmas party for our Nevada Foster Families and the children and youth in their care.  Not only did Toys for Tots help in providing presents for our kids, we also had Together we Rise come to support the [...]

Mountain Circle’s foster kids can expect a wonderful Christmas, but we are still in urgent need of a few more items~

By |2017-07-16T12:08:18-07:00December 14th, 2016|Foster Care|

Mountain Circle Social Worker Curtis picks out the perfect gift! Every year, Mountain Circle Social Workers from our Susanville, Greenville, Chico, and Reno offices meet with the children and youth in our programs to identify their Christmas wish lists. While we can't always provide the kids with everything that they are hoping for, [...]

August Newsletter!

By |2017-07-16T12:08:19-07:00August 9th, 2016|Foster Care|

Inside This August Issue: Zoe Goes to CopperCreek. Mountain Circle Hosts the Indian Valley Lego Camp. Chapsticks Made With Love!  The Running with the Bears Goody Bag Packing Party is The Biggest Yet Last Call! The Charity Runner Deadline is Tomorrow! Attend a Free Foster Parent Orientation. From our Mountain Circle Greenville Foster Care and Adoption [...]

Mountain Circle Susanville: Helping Youth Prepare for Emancipation

By |2017-07-16T12:08:19-07:00July 6th, 2016|Foster Care, Susanville, Youth|

At Mountain Circle, we do everything possible to help prepare foster youth for their emancipation. One of our kids, Josh, has recently partnered up with the Lassen Career Network to learn about manufacturing. His advice for other foster youth? Read on... Meet Josh G, one of Mountain Circle's 'Transitional Housing Program' (THP) Youth! These are young [...]

Mountain Circle Chico: Baby Zoey will be going home soon~

By |2017-07-16T12:08:19-07:00April 17th, 2016|Chico, Foster Care|

A challenge for foster parents is when cases are reunified with their birth parents, but when you truly love a child the most unselfish act is to support what is best for that child.  Reunification stories are great success stories, and because of loving and strong foster parents (known as resource homes now), Mountain Circle is [...]