Drug & Alcohol Treatment Specialists for Foster Children


C.A.R.E. was established in 1994 as a California 501(c)(3) corporation.

C.A.R.E. specializes in dual diagnosis treatment and rehabilitation for drug and alcohol abusing/dependent foster children.

The population C.A.R.E. serves includes 13-17 year old Wards and Dependents of the court, Mental Health referrals, and other appropriate referrals.


At each C.A.R.E. facility we provide a comfortable, safe, “home-like” environment that is supervised by trained professionals 24 hour per day.

Our treatment program for all our foster children includes:

  • structured behavioral programs utilizing a point and level system
  • case management performed by social workers at each facility
  • individual and family therapy by licensed clinicians
  • daily process groups to focus on thoughts and feelings
  • weekly anger management groups
  • drug and alcohol education by addiction treatment specialists
  • twelve-step programs utilizing sponsors
  • random drug testing with laboratory results
  • weekly treatment team meetings for individualized treatment plans
  • academic tutors / mentors to supplement educational goals
  • psychiatrist for psychiatric exams and medication evaluations
  • staff nurse on call 24 hours per day
  • off-site outings for recreational therapy


C.A.R.E.’s operation is dependent upon County support as well as donations from caring people like you, for our daily operating needs.


C.A.R.E. was established May 10, 1994 as a California non-profit corporation operating under the Employer Identification Number 77-0376234 and the DLN number 17053058781019. On April 2, 1999 C.A.R.E. received the five-year IRS tax exempt determination. Grantors and contributors may rely on C.A.R.E.’s 501(a) status as an organization described in section 501(c)(3) of the Internal Revenue Code. Corporately CARE operates under the Program License Number of: 1562.00.01. Each of CARE's homes operates under a House License Number. The numbers are as follows: Vantage Ranch 565801938; Rosewood 567806505; Landen 565800623.