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Alternative Family Services Officially Reaccredited by Council on Accredidation

September 28, 2019

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE September 26, 2019 Contact Jennifer Harper Phone 510-759-1271 Email info@afs4kids.org Website www.afs4kids.org   Santa Rosa, CA, September 26, 2019 – Alternative Family Services (AFS) is proud to announce that it has been re-accredited by the Council on Accreditation (COA). Organizations pursue accreditation to demonstrate the implementation of best practice standards in the…

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Faith Battles Awarded First Ever AFS Children’s Guardian Award for Lifetime of Service

February 6, 2019
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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 worker and currently the Division Director for Eligibility, Transition & Placement Services at the Alameda County Department of Children & Family Services, is the recipient of the first ever…

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

April 20, 2018
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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 National Association of Social Workers (NASW). The award will be presented at the NASW National Conference this June in Washington,…

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