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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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Impact Story: Dwayne

By Alternative Family Services / October 7, 2020
Dwayne

Oftentimes when one thinks of foster care, they imagine foster “kids.” However, in the United States, 115,395 out of 423,997 youth in foster care in 2019 were between 13 and…

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Impact Story: Cassandra

By Alternative Family Services / October 7, 2020
Impact Story: Cassandra (AFS)

Alternative Family Services (AFS) works with a wide variety of youth in foster care who face many unique challenges. AFS staff and resource parents always strive to provide the best…

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Impact Story: The Andersen Siblings

By Alternative Family Services / July 31, 2020

Oftentimes, youth that are placed into foster care have siblings that are also in need of placement. Alternative Family Services (AFS) strives to place siblings in the same foster home…

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Staff in Action: Leslie Matthews

By Alternative Family Services / July 17, 2020

Leslie Matthews, Program Director of the AFS Sacramento office, is one of the amazing staff members here at AFS. In fact, here’s how she has worked with one person from…

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Staff in Action: Nicole Perez

By Alternative Family Services / July 16, 2020

Nicole Perez, Clinical Supervisor/Intensive Care Coordinator, is one of the amazing staff members here at AFS. In fact, here’s how she helped one family reunify through The Gathering Place: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7xTbF7uA4kE  Get to Know Nicole …

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