Director of Foster Care and Adoption Services
Phone: (909) 305-1948 x207
Leslie Oropeza is the director of Wayfinder’s foster care and adoption program, responsible for overseeing our expansion in this area. Oropeza is recognized for her ability to nurture relationships with our children, families, foster families and community partners.
Oropeza started her career in 2000 at the Union Rescue Mission in downtown Los Angeles before advancing to social worker and supervisor positions within local foster family agencies. She became a wraparound facilitator and ultimately an administrator through Masada Homes’ foster family services, which later became part of Wayfinder.
Oropeza has a bachelor’s degree in psychology and a master’s in counseling from California State University, Los Angeles.