Cards For Cubs Supports Over 100+ Foster Care Organizations!
Foster Care Organizations are a critical piece for #CardsForCubs. They are the last step in delivering cards directly to foster kids and young adults all over the country. If you represent an organization that works directly with foster kids and/or young adults and would like to receive handmade cards, please fill out this form here: Request Cards
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Here are a few Foster Care Agencies Cards For Cubs has donated to in the past:
*this list is in no particular order
Arrow Child & Family Ministries
Arrow was founded in 1992 and strives to serve children, who have experienced abuse, trauma, or instability, through foster care. They recruit and train foster families through community-based services by improving the health and stability of families within their own home.
Olive Crest has grown to become a leader in the prevention and treatment of child abuse, serving nearly 5,300 children and families each day throughout California, Nevada, and the Pacific Northwest.
Pathways Youth and Family Services
Pathways Youth and Family Services Inc. is a non-profit social service organization providing a wide array of programs and services to communities across the state of Texas
Our mission is changing young people’s lives. Since we began in 1893 as an orphanage for displaced youth, Monroe Harding evolved and continually adapted to meet the needs of children and young adults who are in or transitioning out of state custody. We ensure that foster care youth and other vulnerable young people build a solid foundation of strengths, positioning them for success in adulthood. We provide children, young adults, and families with resources in the areas of Homes, Healing, and Opportunities through Engagement. We also advocate for service recipients and empower young people to advocate for themselves.
Monroe Harding is the only agency in Middle Tennessee providing a comprehensive continuum of services for current and former foster youth from birth to 26, as well as serving other vulnerable young adults. We fulfill our mission through four programs: Foster Care, Supportive Housing, Clinical Emotional and Mental Health Support, and a Youth Connections Resource Center.
As a nonprofit social service organization, we do whatever it takes to empower high-risk children, their families and communities throughout Virginia. From addressing behavioral and emotional issues to finding foster homes, UMFS never gives up.
Tidewater Friends of Foster Care
Tidewater Friends of Foster Care (TFFC) is committed to enriching the lives of foster children in our community, because we believe that every child deserves an opportunity to thrive! Due to the inherent instability in family environment, foster children often miss out on key elements of a healthy and happy childhood, such as consistent family routines, enrollment in a single school system, and participation in enriching activities. Consequently, these children struggle emotionally and academically, with outcomes that reflecting this strife.
Giocosa Foster Care & Adoption Services
Founded in 1988, Giocosa began with a mission to provide foster children with a secure and loving home, providing continuity in their life and helping them heal from the past. Throughout the years, we have remained focused on our dedication to that very same mission.
SOS Children’s Villages Illinois
SOS Children’s Villages Illinois offers an innovative approach to traditional foster care. Our model of care gives children the opportunity to live in a nurturing, stable, single-family home with their brothers and sisters in the care of a full-time, professionally trained Foster Parent in one of our Villages. Children benefit from the stability of remaining with their siblings as well as the support of neighboring SOS Illinois Foster Parents and the entire community.
Fill A Heart 4 Kids
Fill a Heart 4 Kids gives unaccompanied homeless youth, at risk, and foster children educational support, necessities and positive experiences to help their heart's heal and restore their dignity - so they can achieve Brighter Futures!
Fill a Heart 4 Kids' goal is for homeless youth and foster children to heal, feel valued and receive critical resources from our supportive community...4 Brighter Futures!
Children's Bureau was founded in 1904 by Mrs. E.K. Foster, a Los Angeles community leader, and a group of volunteers who shared a concern for the plight of vulnerable children. Successfully they advocated for legislation to protect these children. Today, Children's Bureau continues to be a trusted, innovative leader in child well-being.
Have Haven, Inc.
Have Haven Inc., incorporated in 1999 as a non-profit 501 (3) © organization by a mother (Elizabeth Mesfin) and daughter (Rahel Selassie) team. Both came together and decided that they would apply their expertise in their respective fields and work with the population they set out to serve.
The Bair Foundation
For more than 50 years, The Bair Foundation has remained steadfast and responsive in its work to bring about meaningful change in the lives of America’s most vulnerable. As a Christian foster care agency, we have provided hope and stability to more than 250,000 children and families in crisis.
Chosen Ones was born out of our own need for support and community. Our mission is to equip foster and adoptive families through Christ-centered education, connection and support so that no family will have to walk alone. In 2020, our heart grew to expand our outreach to include support for women-in-crisis pregnancies, and local children in need. Welcome to Chosen Ones! Come join our family!
Abrazo Adoption Associates
The primary purpose and goal of Abrazo Adoption Associates is to offer birthparents and adoptive parents from all walks of life the opportunity to provide children with safe and loving homes through compassionate and open adoption planning, in which the highest quality of counseling, pre-placement preparation, and post-placement follow-up is provided at reasonable costs.
Walden Family Services
Founded in 1976, Walden Family Services is a nationally-recognized foster care, adoption, and youth services agency that shares Henry David Thoreau’s vision for personal growth, our individual rights and responsibilities as members of a community, and a life that celebrates the richness of natural diversity.
Bethany Christian Services
We believe every child deserves to be safe, loved, and connected through family. Bethany is a global nonprofit that supports children and families with world-class social services, all designed to help families thrive.
Koinonia Family Services
“Koinonia” (Koy-no-nee’-ah) is a Greek word which means “fellowship.” It carries with it the meaning of a committed, trustworthy and dependable relationship. It is this “koinonia” relationship that has made the difference in the lives of thousands of foster children. During its 40-year history, Koinonia’s caring and compassionate staff and families have helped thousands of needy children begin a new life.
Children's Home Society of Florida
CHS delivers the right services at the right time to help children and families through the most difficult times of their lives. We work to help keep more kids safe at home with their families, giving parents confidence and opportunities to build upon their strengths, empowering them to raise their children in healthy, nurturing homes.
We believe in the potential of every child and family. We believe children and families are stronger than the odds stacked against them – and, together, we can create opportunities that bring brighter futures.
Council on Adoptable Children
COAC's mission is to proactively identify, develop, recruit, stabilize, and strengthen family systems to provide permanent, loving, and nurturing homes to children. Our vision is to ensure that every child has a permanent, loving, nurturing home and family. We serve adoptive families who have adopted a child through foster care, domestically, and internationally. We also provide supportive services to kinship caregiving families.
Little Flowers Children and Family Services of New York
Little Flower Children and Family Services of New York is a human services nonprofit with a 92-year history of improving the well-being of children, families, and individuals with developmental disabilities across New York City and Long Island so they can reach their full potential.
Our staff of over 500 people builds well-being by providing foster boarding home care, residential treatment care, adoption services, programs and services for individuals with developmental disabilities, and medical and mental health services.
Since 1996, Intercept Health has grown from a group home provider to a full service provider of specialized programming across the care continuum. Intercept Health offers a variety of specialized services to meet the needs of individuals and families throughout the Commonwealth of Virginia.
ADORE-Children and Family Services
Adore Children & Family Services (ACFS) is a foster care placement agency. At Adore, We take advantage of the 50+ years of family placement experience our staff has to, intimately and professionally, meet the needs of children in our care. We assist and guide the loving families whose calling it is to open their hearts, homes and lives to children in need.
The Adoption Authority
Adoption Authority’s Mission is to promote stability by providing counseling, education and assistance to women, children and families. We acknowledge the vulnerability of parents in crisis, and we are dedicated to providing compassion, respect, and loving care to each individual on their unique journey.
The Salvation Army Children’s Services
Every child deserves a home where their needs are met, where they feel safe, and where they can thrive. That home isn’t a reality for thousands of Pennsylvania children who can no longer reside with their birth families and need a foster family to step in temporarily, or an adoptive family to commit to them permanently. With a variety of foster care and adoption options and expert services to support families, The Salvation Army Children’s Services welcomes you to join us in "Doing the Most Good" for kids.
First Home Care
First Home Care offers a continuum of services that support, train, advise, educate, nurture and treat children at risk, adults, and their families, through programs in Virginia. We believe that individuals are best served and achieve the most positive outcomes if they remain in communities near their families and natural support systems. We help individuals and their families develop concrete skills that sustain them in their efforts to become productive members of society. We believe all individuals are capable of developing the necessary skills to achieve their goals and we help them succeed in this endeavor.
DePaul Community Resources
For 40 years, DePaul Community Resources has opened doors to hope and belonging for families and individuals across Central and Southwest Virginia.
We are not only a nonprofit human services organization—we are a social impact organization. Every day we work to change the world by improving the lives of children, families, and individuals with developmental disabilities. With more than 150 staff, a network of over 400 care providers, foster and adoptive parents, and a host of volunteers, advocates, and partners, it is work that we cannot accomplish alone. Hope and belonging is for all of us—with your help, we can make this vision a reality for countless Virginians who cannot imagine it today.
Children’s Aid Society in Clearfield County
Children’s Aid Society was organized in 1890 to provide homes for orphaned children. Since then, the mission has remained the same: To identify and provide services to improve the quality of life for children and their families.
LifeSpan Family Services
LifeSpan Family Services (LFS) is committed to providing quality foster care, adoption, and birth mother services. We embrace a strengths based perspective & believe empathy, hope and respect of faith should be a main priority in providing culturally competent services.
Embrace Treatment Foster Care
Embrace Treatment Foster Care, formerly known as National Counseling Group TFC, provides specialized foster home placements for children who have been removed from their homes for unforeseen circumstances.
Embrace TFC ensures that foster children have the best chance of success in their path to permanency by utilizing a team approach in which dedicated parents, caring professionals, and treatment tools come together in supportive collaboration.
Holston United Methodist Home for Children
Since 1895, Holston United Methodist Home for Children has worked with children and families in East TN and SWVA. We provide hope and healing for a brighter future by sharing the love of Jesus with children and families struggling with life's challenges. Our foster care services primarily serve teens and sibling groups. We are always looking for more families to join our foster care ministry as foster parents.
Lutheran Child and Family Services of Illinois
Lutheran Child and Family Services of Illinois improves the well-being of people across the state by protecting children, strengthening families and building futures for those who have experienced trauma. We do this as a leading provider of a variety of child welfare services. LCFS is a welcoming organization that serves people of all faiths, races, ethnic backgrounds, sexual orientations, gender expressions and gender-identifications.
Lonestar Fostering Connections
At Lonestar Fostering Connections, we are passionate about helping children in the Texas foster care system. Our team takes pride in having helped place many of these children into loving homes. As our mission is coming to fruition, we believe that now is the time to expand our advocacy. We would like to make dreams come true for foster children in traditional foster homes, kinship homes, emergency shelters or psychiatric hospitals by providing them with experiences and items that they have wished for as well as the basic necessities of life.
Azleway Children's Services
Azleway has been faithfully restoring lives and relationships of children in crisis since 1979. We have had the privilege of helping thousands of children and families in their time of desperate need.
At Azleway we value each child as an individual with goals, talents, feelings, and love to offer each other and society. We continually seek the best of these from each child, while encouraging them to believe in the best they have to offer themselves. These children are precious gifts from God and through Him all things are possible. We value ourselves in being… “Not just a home, an opportunity.”
DePelchin Children Center
DePelchin Children’s Center supports and sustains children and the families who care for them. We provide comprehensive services focused on ensuring all children are part of safe, caring homes. We deploy evidence-based practices and strategies to prevent maltreatment, preserve healthy families, and bring healing to children who have experienced trauma by enhancing their physical health and mental well-being.
Christian Homes & Family Services
Christian Homes & Family Services’ foster parents stand in the gap between biological parents and forever families. The ministry provides three types of foster or transitional care: Foster-To-Adopt, Foster Care For Children,and Transitional Care For Infants. All three types of care are designed to provide the same loving care children should know with their biological families or will ultimately know with their adoptive family.
The mission of Jonathan’s Place is to provide a safe place, loving homes, and promising futures for abused and neglected children, teens, and young adults.
Our Foster Care & Adoption program recruits, trains and supports foster and adoptive parents. Case managers work to place children into a Jonathan’s Place foster home that is qualified to meet the individual needs of that child. Should a child become eligible for adoption, we provide a continuum of care for the child and their adoptive family.
For 130 years, Families First has been providing empowering solutions for Atlanta’s most vulnerable population. Through our collaborations with community partners, virtual services, and locations throughout the state of Georgia, Families First is able to impact youth and families by providing counseling services, health and wellness education for pregnant teens, early childhood education, life skills for youth in foster care, parenting classes, supportive housing, adoption facilitation and placement, and so much more.
Child & Family Services
Child & Family Services is a private, nonprofit, human service agency that provides adoption services, mental health counseling, psychiatry and specialized support programs to people of all ages living in New Bedford, Fall River and Cape Cod. We strengthen families and the communities in which they live. Our mission is, “to heal and strengthen the lives of children and families”.
Guiding Harbor is a private, non-profit organization founded by the General Federation of Women’s Clubs, Michigan (GFWC-MI), that provides child caring and child placement services for abused and neglected children.
Kids Central, Inc.
Kids Central Inc is working to create a brighter future for children and their families by building better lives through protecting children supporting families and engaging communities. Our vision is to be the most effective and recognizable lead agency for community-based care, providing child-centered practices that strengthen families and help create, support and maintain a safe environment for children.
Hathaway-Sycamores Foster Family Agency provides foster family homes and services for youth and non-minor dependents referred through Los Angeles County Department of Children and Family Services and Los Angeles County Probation. Among many things, the goal of the Foster Family Agency is to provide safe family home environments and developmentally appropriate, trauma informed and culturally relevant treatment.
The National Angels mission is to walk alongside children, youth, and families in the foster care community by offering consistent support through intentional giving, relationship building, and mentorship.
Our dream is to open National Angels chapters in every metropolitan city in the nation so every single child in foster care in the United States will be supported and empowered to succeed. We believe our programs further the greater good of local communities and provide a real and tangible role to play within the foster care system.
Our motivation is to ensure every child feels a deep sense of belonging and care, every youth reaches their fullest potential and achieves their dreams, and every fostering family feels seen and supported along their journey.
Hands Across The Water
Hands Across The Water, Inc. was founded in 1999 by Jim and Kathi Nelson initially as an adoption education resource organization. Today the agency has expanded its approach to provide more holistic services to strengthen families including parent education/prevention programs, foster care, adoption (international, infant and state ward), pregnancy counseling and behavioral health programs. Over the past 20 years, HATW has supported and empowered thousands of children and families in our community, state, country and across the globe through inclusive, strengths-based services.
Stanford Sierra Youth & Families
Stanford Sierra Youth & Families (SSYF) believes each and every child deserves the love, safety, and unconditional commitment of a family and the opportunity to develop as a healthy and productive adult. SSYF supports the entire family with professional treatment and compassionate care, so every youth has the opportunity to thrive at home, in school, and in the community.
Family Alternatives is a trauma infused, youth driven agency that embraces the collaboration between youth and their supports in caring foster homes. Founded in 1978 by foster parents, Family Alternatives emerged to enhance relationships, advocate for services and support the development of youth in the foster care system.
We support youth in their development by providing nurturing family environments. Through guidance, nurturing and mentorship, Family Alternatives strives to create and develop relationships with children, which extend beyond foster care.
Kids Crossing is an agency founded BY foster parents, FOR foster parents. Our mission is to strengthen families so they may provide the best care to those children entrusted to them.
Children’s Hope Residential Services, Inc.
Our vision is for every child has a permanent living situation that they can call home. Children’s Hope provides abused children with a safe, healthy environment that includes nurturing, mentoring, medical care, and intense individual and group counseling. We use a relationship-based model to teach children to develop trusting relationships with adults so they may have the ability to attach to future care givers.
Casa de Esperanza de los Ninos
Casa de Esperanza de los Ninos strives to break the cycle of child abuse and neglect for at-risk infants, children and their families by providing comprehensive residential and family support programs that transform people and communities. Our vision is that every child deserves a home that provides safety, health, permanence, and hope.
Adriel has a long and rich history of caring for children in need. Founded as the Mennonite Children’s home in 1896, Adriel’s mission has always focused on serving those children who either have no family or whose family environment is not safe or healthy.
As the needs of children and families have changed, Adriel has adapted and expanded its services to meet them. Today, Adriel provides foster care and adoption services for children.
Bridges Child Placement Agency
Bridges Child Placement Agency is a non-profit organization licensed by the Colorado Department of Human Services to certify and supervise family foster homes for children under age 18. Working closely with county Departments of Social Services, Bridges accepts for placement children in need of care. These children become part of the household and family of persons of extraordinary character and skill — foster parents.
Baptist Children's Homes of North Carolina
Our mission is sharing hope... changing lives.
Our vision is to provide the highest quality of Christian services to children, adults, and families in a caring culture of measurable excellence.
Catholic Charities West Michigan
For over 50 years, Catholic Charities West Michigan has been working with foster families whose love and support have allowed many of these children and teens to safely reunite with their parents, be cared for by relatives, or be adopted by loving families. The goal of Catholic Charities West Michigan foster care is reunification of the child with the birth family and our foster parents provide the
Gladney Center for Adoption
For more than 130 years, Gladney has been a pioneer and leading voice for improving the lives of children, adoptive families and birth parents. With unwavering commitment, we have focused on our mission and made a difference in the lives of birth parents, families and children in the United States and around the world. We believe every child deserves a loving & caring family and we will not rest until all children know the love and stability of a forever home.
The Buckeye Ranch
The Buckeye Ranch opened as a treatment center for 10 young men and has now transitioned into one of the country’s leading providers of emotional, behavioral, and mental health services for children and families. Each day, more than 2,350 youth are in Ranch care, receiving services designed to help them become successful within their families, schools, and communities.
Northeast Ohio Adoption Services
NOAS is a private, not-for-profit 501(c)(3) agency founded in 1978 to serve children and families, with programs built on our mission to promote lifelong permanency for current and former foster youth by recruiting, preparing, and supporting families and positive connections. We are a Council on Accreditation (COA) agency and have placed over 1,300 children into loving, adoptive homes throughout NE Ohio.
While NOAS is perhaps best known for our foster care and adoption work, we have grown into much more than a placement agency. While we hope every child finds their forever family, this is not always the case, and NOAS is committed to serving children, families & young adults no matter what.
Nightlight Healing Homes Foster Care
We focus on Personal Family-Based Care. Our foster care agency has a staff of experienced, passionate individuals that care about you and your family both now and in the future as you become a safe and loving foster home. We intentionally maintain a small caseload, allowing us to be attentive to helping you navigate your state foster care agency program. We host year-round events, both fun and educational, for our foster parents and foster kids. When you choose to work with Nightlight, you become part of an extended support family.
We Rise and Inspire
Our mission is to bridge the disparity gap between transitioning young adults and their community through mentorship, education, outreach and awareness. We feel that youth and young adults in transition need a strong support system that will inspire and encourage them. We are prevention , intervention and management based in order to increase sustainability and success. We want to share and assist many of them in retaining a goal of being prepared and well aware of all their options. We offer a catalog of resources unique to a variety of long term interests and life goals.
THRU Project bridges the gap between foster care and adulthood for youth who age out of the foster care system. Our mission is to help foster youth overcome the challenges of growing up in the foster care system by providing guidance, support and advocacy in order to prepare them for life after foster care. THRU Project provides foster youth, ages 14 and up, with a volunteer mentor, free bus passes & cell phones, crucial life skills training, and affordable & stable housing.
New Horizons provides a home and therapeutic services to children who suffer from emotional, behavioral, and attachment trauma due to physical and sexual abuse. We offer residential treatment centers, foster care, adoption, & youth and family counseling. Our foster care and adoption program finds homes for children, ages birth to 18 years old.
Heartsent Adoptions, Inc.
Heartsent Adoptions, Inc. is a nonprofit organization formed from a desire to provide prospective adoptive parents with their hearts’ desire - a child to love. The founders at Heartsent are adoptive parents themselves, as are most of the Board of Directors. Having had experience with both large and small agencies, we understand the process should be supportive, educational, and kind. Together, we are a family of informed individuals ready to serve the needs of those who wish to explore adoption as a means to start their own families.
Hannah's Children's Homes
Hannah’s is a private, non-profit 501 (c)(3) organization serving abused and neglected children since 1989. Hannah’s began with residential homes and added a Foster Care division in 1990 and an Adoption Agency in 1994.
Like Hannah noted in the bible’s book of Samuel our company feels children are a blessing from God. Hannah’s strives to find amazing families that have the room in their heart and home to make a child feel special and loved.
Optimist Youth Homes and Family Services
Optimist Youth Homes & Family Services provides innovative and individualized treatment, education, and support services to children, young adults, and families to better their lives. Since 1993, Optimist's Foster Family Agency has been providing quality foster homes to children in need. Our social workers provide ongoing support to our foster families, adoptive families, and to the youth placed in their homes.
Family Services of Westchester
Family Services of Westchester provides mental health & social services that strengthen and support families, children and individuals at every stage of their lives. With 50 innovative programs, FSW serves 30,000 individuals annually in Westchester County, New York.
Renaissance Family Services of Texas
Our philosophy and mission is to provide the best supports and resources necessary for each individual in our care, regardless of age and complexity of their condition; to reach their maximum potential, live a healthy and safe life, live in an environment that best serves their needs, become an active member of their community, and to be responsible to and for themselves.
Hale Na'au Pono
We are a private non-profit corporation created by the people of the Wai`anae Coast to meet the needs of our community. Hale Na`au Pono was incorporated on August 29, 1986, providing culturally- and socially-sensitive, community-based, behavioral health services for children and adults. We cover a wide range of mental health needs including substance abuse.
The Mission of Hale Na`au Pono is to support humane and resilient communities through a broad range of services reflecting and respecting the cultural diversity of communities in which we work.
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