Golden State Family Services, Inc

Golden State Family Services, Inc


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About Us

Golden State Family Services (GSFS) began as a 501(c)(3) Foster Family Agency in 1996. Throughout our years of operation in the Central Valley, we have established ourselves as a reliable agency dedicated to providing quality services to children in need. Golden State Family Services has foster and adoptive homes throughout the Central Valley and services multiple county agencies within the state of California. We have offices located in Tulare, Fresno, and Madera.
Our services include:
Foster Care Placement
Fost-Adopt Services & Full-Service Adoption
Case Management Services with Master Level Social Workers
24 hours per day/7 days per week Emergency Assistance & Crisis Intervention
Emergency Contract Bed Placement (County Specific)
An In-House Registered Nurse (Agency Nurse)
Babysitting Assistance (M-F; In Office)
Transportation Assistance
Alternative Care Provider Stipend
Free Community Trainings
Resource Parent Referral Incentives
Therapeutic Foster Care (TFC)
Intensive Services Foster Care (ISFC)
Outreach Support Program
AB-12 Non-Minor Dependent Program
Soar to Excel Independent Living Program
Youth Empowerment Groups

Golden State Family Services is accredited through CARF International. Accreditation is a process that demonstrates a provider has met standards for the quality of its services.


Micki Prins, M.A., Executive Director/Chief Executive Officer (CEO)
Erin McCreery, B.A., Accounting Director/Chief Financial Officer (CFO)
Kristin Nordstrom-Withrow, M.S.W., Administrator/Adoptions Program Director
Matasha Bailey, M.A., Program Director
Crystal Chavez-Fullner, M.A., Program Director/Corporate Compliance Officer (CCO)
Tonja Wilson, M.A., Program Director