See our Website for Locations Since 1981, the nonprofit foster family agency, Environmental Alternatives, has been doing its part in Northern California, providing nurturing homes with love to match with foster children. visiting the kids and their foster parents Our social workers are matched with a maximum of 15 children, weekly. In addition to placement with individual families, Environmental Alternatives operates several six-bed group homes and a 30 bed group home, as well as offering transitional rental housing for youth aged 18-24, who have aged out of foster care. We are also proud to own and operate Lake Francis RV Resort near Dobbins, CA. Open to the public, the proceeds from the resort go to sending approximately 100 foster children to our kids camp, Camp Rockin' U, along with nearly 500 young campers, not in foster care, age seven to 14.
Environmental Alternatives grew from one 6-bed home in 1981 to programs serving as many as 500 children in fifteen counties. We received children from 41 counties, plus out-of-state, tribal, and private placements. EA offers emergency and long term residential care for infants through eighteen year olds. Besides neglected and delinquent children, we accept: handicapped, developmentally disabled, medically fragile, and pregnant teens & child. We can usually screen and authorize admission during the initial phone contact. Access to the system is made through any EA social worker, group home or county liaison worker. We can further assist counties by arranging contracts for emergency shelter services. We do not discriminate because of race, color, religion, sex, age, handicap or national origin. Admin Office: 455 W. Main St. PO Box 3940 Quincy, CA 95971, (530)283-3330 (800)655-8350 Fax:(530) 283-2150