Resource Family Parent VS Foster Parent
 
As of January 2017 California law has created a new classification. Instead of utilizing foster parent the state want to start approving resource family. Which is new classification that now encompasses different types of care givers, such as foster parent and relatives.

So there is no major difference in the day to day care and responsibilities of a foster parent versus an resource family parent.

Resource family parent are still individual or couples that seek to provided day to day care for children that are under the care and or  the court of other count or state agency. Resource family will include family member seeking care of their children that are In the care of the court and or other count or state agency.