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

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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