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Agencies are on the front lines of the child welfare system, creating and following governmental policies while helping individuals and families meet the needs of at-risk kids. By joining The Alliance, agencies can better reach their target audiences and create connections with churches and non-profits to provide support for their staff and families!

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agency Members

It is an honor to partner with the following agencies in our region. Learn more about our Agency Members plus visit their websites for additional information about foster care & adoption.

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Agape Villages Foster Family Agency

Agape Villages is a licensed foster family agency placing children in foster homes in communities throughout Northern California. They accept referrals from California’s Department of Social Services, Child Protective Services and County Mental Health Departments. Agape Villages is also a licensed adoption agency, serving families, children and youth through the permanency of adoption.

*Orientation meetings by appointment - contact Brian at

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Children's Hope Foster Family Agency

For over 20 years Children’s Hope Foster Family Agency has provided a glimmer of hope in the lives of over 6,000 foster youth across Northern California. Children’s Hope is a CARF accredited nonprofit organization that strives to provide our resource parents, foster children, and transition age youth with a professional level of care, compassion, understanding, and services which meet or exceed their greatest expectations. They are committed to helping our foster children and transition age youth attain and live a normal, loving, balanced lifestyle in today’s ever-changing society.

*Orientation meetings by appointment - contact Rachel at

Institute for children's aid | International Christian Adoptions

The Institute for Children's Aid is a non-profit licensed agency that offers foster homes and services to Unaccompanied Children and Refugee Minors. They also provide services for international, domestic and foster adoptions.

*Orientation meetings by appointment - contact Candace at

Koinonia Family Services

Koinonia Family Services is a nationally accredited, premier foster and adoption agency with over 36 years of experience and offices throughout California and Nevada.​​

*Orientation meetings available in groups or by appointment:

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Paradise oaks youth services

Paradise Oaks is a Foster Family Agency (FFA) designed to create a safe environment for youth, where they have an opportunity at a more rewarding quality of life. Their goal is to match the needs of each youth in their care with placement in a nurturing environment.

*Orientation meetings by appointment - contact Teresa at

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Stanford Sierra Youth & Families

Stanford Sierra Youth & Families is a private, non-profit agency that facilitates the development of forever families by making the best possible connections between children and families. Their mission is to transform the lives of children in foster care by building and nurturing permanent families and their goal is to equip children and parents for success.

*Orientation meetings held on the 1st and 3rd Thursday of each month from 6:00-7:30pm via Zoom. Visit to RSVP

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Wayfinder family services

Wayfinder Family Services (formerly Lilliput Families) exists to ensure every child has the opportunity to be part of a safe, nurturing, lifelong family. They are a leading provider of foster, adoption and kinship services in California, working with multiple county child welfare departments to reduce the length of time a child spends in foster care before reconnecting safely with a family of their own.

*Orientation meetings by appointment - contact Angie at

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