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Respite & Child Care Intermittent childcare to parents and other caregivers in Alameda, Contra Costa, and San Francisco counties.

Family Preservation Intensive home-based services to San Francisco and Oakland families whose children are at imminent risk of removal from their homes.

Kinship Support Offers much-needed support to grandparents and other relative caregivers who are caring for kin children who have been removed from the care of their biological parents.

Kinship Youth Program Serves children and youth ages 8-18 who are being raised by a kinship caregiver, through a comprehensive, year-round program.

OreMi Mentoring Serves children in the Alameda County foster care system, and children of incarcerated parents by creating lasting one-on-one mentoring relationships.


KYP ‘s Local Safeway Food Drive Feeds those in Need.
Members of the Kinship Youth Program’s Junior Leadership Group recently conducted a food drive at a local Safeway store. As part of this community service engagement, these young leaders reached out to Safeway customers to request non-perishable food donations for …
FSSBA is Part of ‘Families Moving Forward’
San Francisco is rolling out a new program to assist homeless families in the child welfare system. It is called Families Moving Forward and is funded by the National Children’s Bureau.  Why is this important? We don’t usually think of children …
Kinship Youth Program in the Community!
The youth in our Kinship Youth Program (KYP) recently designed and led a Saturday clean-up of a portion of the Lake Merritt shoreline, which sometimes collects debris from  storm drains and other sources. Using tools and supplies made available by …
How Can YOU Help Prevent Child Abuse?
April is National Child Abuse Prevention Month, a reminder that raising healthy and happy children is one of the most important functions for any community. This month, consider these simple ways that you can be part of making a child’s …
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