Movers and Shakers: New Job for Former Board President Sam Smalls

By Alternative Family Services / March 22, 2021
Samuel L. Smalls, our longtime Board of Director member and past President of the Board has a new gig!

Samuel L. Smalls, current longtime member of the AFS Board of Directors and past President of the Board has a new gig! He is now the Treasury and Debt Section…

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Foster Care Amid Coronavirus: How AFS Continues Critical Services During the COVID-19 Pandemic

By Alternative Family Services / April 7, 2020

The ongoing spread of novel coronavirus is impacting all of us, and the COVID-19 pandemic is especially effecting the foster care and child welfare system. As youth continue to be…

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Alternative Family Services Officially Reaccredited by Council on Accredidation

By Alternative Family Services / September 28, 2019

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE September 26, 2019 Contact Jennifer Harper Phone 510-759-1271 Email Website   Santa Rosa, CA, September 26, 2019 – Alternative Family Services (AFS) is proud to…

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Faith Battles Awarded First Ever AFS Children’s Guardian Award for Lifetime of Service

By Alternative Family Services / February 6, 2019
Faith Battles

Award to be Presented at AFS 40th Anniversary Gala February 28    Santa Rosa, CA, February 5, 2019 – Alternative Family Services (AFS) is proud to announce that Faith M. Battles, MSW, former AFS case…

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Celebrating 40 Years of Helping Children and Communities: AFS Reaches a Milestone Anniversary

By Alternative Family Services / August 17, 2018
40th anniversary logo for alternative family services

The world was much different place back in 1978. Disco was still popular, Animal House was showing in theaters, and you only needed $160 to rent a studio in San…

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Northern California Nonprofit CEO Named Public Citizen of the Year by the National Association of Social Workers

By Alternative Family Services / April 20, 2018
Jay Berlin

Agency Celebrates 40 Years of Helping Foster Children Santa Rosa, CA, April 16, 2018 – Alternative Family Services (AFS) Founder and CEO, Jay Berlin, PhD, has been named Public Citizen…

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