29 Surprising Foster Care Facts

29 Surprising Foster Care Facts

When it comes to the foster care system, a lot of myths and falsehoods prevail. In particular, we’ve found that many people still think that Resource Parents (aka foster parents) only do it for the…

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

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 Francisco. But one thing that…

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

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 of the Year by the…

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