Connections Newsletter, March 2021

By Alternative Family Services / March 1, 2021
AFS Connections newsletter March 2021

In the March 2021 version of our email newsletter, AFC Connections, we highlight a recent foster youth impact story, shine a spotlight on two of our amazing Resource Parents, promote…

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Impact Story: Marcus

By Alternative Family Services / February 25, 2021
Impact Story: Marcus

Marcus* was placed with an AFS foster mother 11 years ago when he was just 7 years old. Marcus, his 10-year-old sister, Nikki* and 12-year-old brother, Miles*, had all endured…

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Staff in Action: Tonia Elliott

By Alternative Family Services / February 23, 2021
Tonia Elliott AFS Caseworker

Tonia Elliott is one of the amazing staff members here at AFS. Tonia, a Caseworker out of the Vallejo office, was inspired to work with children and families and has…

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Meet the Family: Jessica and Silvio Sobalvarro

By Matt / February 15, 2021
Foster Parents Jessica and Silvio Sobalvarro

Here at AFS, we are lucky to work with some amazing Resource Parents. Today, we’re going to highlight two of them: Jessica and Silvio Sobalvarro. The Sobalvarros started their fostering…

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Alternative Family Services Wins the Council on Accreditation’s 2020 Innovative Practices Award

By Alternative Family Services / December 8, 2020
AFS Enhanced Visitation Model 2020

The award celebrates AFS’s Enhanced Visitation Model as an example of COVID-19 innovation in the human services field. December 9, 2020 – Santa Rosa, CA – Alternative Family Services (AFS)…

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Staff in Action: Alma Woodard

By Alternative Family Services / November 2, 2020
Alma Woodard: AFS Staff in Action

Alma Woodard, Home Approver/Trainer, is one of the amazing staff members here at AFS. Here’s what one San Francisco child welfare worker had to say about her: “I am a…

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