Alternative Family Services provides thoughtful, informed foster care, adoption and mental health services throughout Northern California.

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AFS Vision

There are over 400,000 youth in foster care at any time in the United States, and close to 56,000 foster youth in California alone.

Everyone can play a part in making sure they become healthy, independent adults.

Watch this video to learn more about foster care, and how the AFS community works to improve the lives and livelihoods of youth and their families throughout Northern California.

AFS Impact

Average Number of Youth Served Annually
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of Revenue Goes to Programs
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Positive Discharge Rate

A Word From AFS

Connections Newsletter, March 2021

In the March 2021 version of our email newsletter, AFC Connections, we highlight a recent…

Impact Story: Marcus

Marcus* was placed with an AFS foster mother 11 years ago when he was just…

Staff in Action: Tonia Elliott

Tonia Elliott is one of the amazing staff members here at AFS. Tonia, a Caseworker…

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