Alternative Family Services provides thoughtful, informed foster care, adoption and mental health services throughout Northern California.
There are over 400,000 youth in foster care at any time in the United States, and close to 56,000 foster youth in California alone.
Everyone can play a part in making sure they become healthy, independent adults.
Watch this video to learn more about foster care, and how the AFS community works to improve the lives and livelihoods of youth and their families throughout Northern California.
A Word From AFS
Here are some key foster youth homelessness statistics that reflects upon youth in foster care…
Benji* was placed in Louis* and Melanie* Merino’s home when he was five months old…
A cornerstone of all AFS programs is support. Jack* is a twelve-year-old youth in foster…