We Find Family for Youth in Foster Care.
We prioritize relatives, kin, community and culture as we identify caring adults who promise to be there, forever.
We work with youth and families across Minnesota
We have helped over 500 youth join or rejoin safe, loving, permanent families
Welcome to our new website!
Our new site is designed to be user-friendly for families, youth, social work professionals, donors, volunteers, and other stakeholders.
Scroll through to find comprehensive information on our services, an events calendar, links to referral & registration forms, beautiful photos of our amazing families, and more.
We’ll continue to add to the site in the coming months, including regular blog posts on topics related to the child welfare system and our work to transform it.
Let us know what you think! Please share your feedback using the button below. Enjoy!
We host a variety of engaging, inclusive events for youth, caregivers, kinship families, pre-adoptive families, child welfare professionals, volunteers and the general public. Please join us!
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