Non-Profit organizations play a vital role in building healthy communities by providing critical services and programs. They provide ways for people to work together for the common good and are on the front lines serving vulnerable kids and families around our region. We can come alongside the work they do by donating and volunteering.
Learn more about our Non-Profit Members plus visit their websites for additional information about the work they're doing for vulnerable youth and families plus ways YOU can get involved.
Aging UP's mission is to empower youth with experience in foster care to successfully transition into adulthood. They accomplish this mission through three pillar support services of one-to-one mentoring, positive recreation and independent living skills. Services are available to youth between the ages of 13 and 19 who reside within the greater Sacramento region.
all access church consulting
All Access Church Consulting is passionate about helping churches warmly welcome those experiencing disability. They believe EVERYONE deserves equal access to JESUS. The body of Christ is not complete until those with special needs - the poor, the crippled, the blind, and the lame - are fully included spiritually, physically, and relationally 'so His house may be full'.
alternatives pregnancy center
For the past 42 years our non-profit women's health clinic in Sacramento, CA, has provided women with free medical care and alternatives to abortion as we've proclaimed the hope of the Gospel. Our brand new state-of-the-art OB/GYN medical practice offers free comprehensive medical care, abortion healing, and material resources to those in need. We believe women deserve alternatives to abortion clinics and a place that will not financially benefit from any choice they make. This is why Alternatives exist.
Bridge Network Co.
The Bridge Network is about bridging people & needs together, especially those who are the most marginalized ages 7 to 26 years. They provide mentoring, case management, wellness, workforce development and operate a youth center in Northern California. Their 3 focus areas called P.I.E., Prevention, Intervention & Education.
Camp Alta is a Christian camp and retreat center in pursuit of the profound. They believe in building true partnerships that offer mutual blessing and long to breathe life into others. Every day they strive to be consistently faithful and available to the path that God has for them. Their priority is to love, serve, and host well.
Child advocates of placer county
CASA Placer is a bridge between the most vulnerable in our community and caring individuals who want to help. They run the local Court Appointed Special Advocates program, where they hire and train volunteers within he community to advocate for foster children in the court, to prevent abused, neglected, abandoned and at-risk children from becoming lost in the Juvenile Dependency and/or Delinquency Court system.
Compassion Planet empowers aged-out foster youth and at-risk youth to overcome personal obstacles, achieve independence and reach their fullest potential. They accomplish this through a one-year Mentoring Program which includes over 1,200 hours of life skills coaching, personal mentoring, group processing and work experience in trauma informed environments. Employment in their multi-site enterprises, such as Deer Creek Farm and Compassion Thrift, provide the essential building blocks to realizing their dream of independence.
Daughters of Zion Enterpryz
Daughters of Zion (DOZ) Enterpryz is a non-profit organization dedicated to
building healthy individuals and families in low income, under-represented, and disadvantaged
communities while closing the gap on homelessness and food deprivation. DOZ has been a cornerstone and vital part of the South Sacramento Community for over 15 years and their mission is to prepare youth and adults to be leaders and change agents within our communities and implement local initiatives to reduce barriers and enhance an individual's ability to succeed.
Destiny Community Center
Destiny Community Center provides health and wellness resources to families in the Greater Sacramento community in the areas of Education, Arts, Family Care and Fitness. All classes and workshops are offered FREE of charge or at a discounted rate! Services are offered on-site at the center and throughout the Greater Sacramento region at local parks and school campuses.
Dress 2 S.O.A.R.
Dress 2 S.O.A.R. is a program that engages at-risk foster youth, to overcome their relationship/trust issues, and educate them through apparel and fashion to stand taller and build their confidence. They hold style and character workshops for 20-30 foster teens where stylists give them the tools to look and feel confident interviewing for a job, teaching them to dress for the workplace, and understanding the character traits that help them keep a job.
Today many men have grown up without their dad being active in the lives in a positive way, leaving them with a sense of abandonment, repressed anger and difficulty with faith in God. Forging Disciples exists to encourage and equip men to be Christ-like servant leaders in their home, church and community by expanding one on one discipleship in our region.
Fostering Success & Significance
Fostering Success and Significance (FSS) is a nonprofit organization that works with former foster youth to help students navigate college and successfully transition into the workforce. They provide youth with scholarships, personal development books, mental health counseling, life and career coaching, advocates, and more!
The Gathering Inn
The Gathering Inn provides homeless women, men and families the dignity and support they need to become active members of our community. TGI offers a complete continuum of housing and supportive services for homeless individuals which include mental health services, education and training as well as resources for daily living along with compassion and encouragement.
Heart Gallery of Sacramento
The mission of the Heart Gallery of Sacramento is to improve the lives of children in foster care by promoting permanency and adoption primarily through a collection of portraits of children waiting for adoption or guardianship in Sacramento County. The portraits, which help to capture the spirit and personality of each child, are displayed within our community to raise awareness and recruit permanent adoptive families.
Heart to heart
Heart to Heart provides adoptive families in the Greater Sacramento area (domestic and international) with skills and resources as well as give them opportunities to build relationships with other adoptive parents facing similar parenting issues, thus preventing adoption disruption. Heart to Heart provides on going parent training and education with structured child care by trained caregivers free of charge.
Hearts landing ranch
Hearts Landing Ranch restores lives through rescued horses. Their primary goal is to Build a Community to Reach a Community. Hearts Landing ministers to the needs of the hurting and broken using a ranch environment, gardening and horses to expose youth to the truth of God's love and purpose for their lives.
Kelli's Cookies - For Goodness Bakes is a non-profit bakery that provides resources to foster and at-risk youth ages 18-24. They offer a mentorship program combined with employment opportunities providing job training and work experience in many areas. Their mission is to mentor, employ and inspire foster and at-risk youth in the greater Placer and Sacramento regions, empowering them to achieve independence as well as financial and social prosperity.
Mercy Multiplied is a nonprofit Christian organization that helps young women break free from life controlling behaviors and situations, including eating disorders, self-harm, drug and alcohol addictions, unplanned pregnancy, depression, sexual abuse, and sex trafficking. Their residential program is voluntary, biblically based, and completely free of charge to young women ages 13-32. Their goal is to help residents permanently stop destructive cycles, discover purpose for their lives, and become productive and thriving individuals.
The parent cooperative community
The Parent Cooperative Community exists to serve and preserve adoptive families. Their mission at PCC is to provide the resources, training, and support necessary to cooperatively assist adoptive families with children whose histories of institutionalization, abuse, neglect and multiple placements have rendered them unable to benefit from the services of other more traditional community providers.
Playmakers enhances the lives of ALL kids and families through inclusive sports, community service and lifelong relationships. They offer Summer Football Camps across the United States plus local weekend sports programs for children with disabilities and kids in the foster care system.
Redemption Youth Ranch
Redemption Youth Ranch is a safe, nurturing, and positive environment for hurting youth and their families to experience hope and healing through the redemptive love of Jesus.
They pair each child with a caring mentor and an outdoor activity (horses, archery, fishing, art, games) that will encourage the youth to grow and heal.
sacramento life center
The Sacramento Life Center is a licensed and accredited community health clinic whose mission is to offer free pregnancy and health related services, along with community resources and referrals in a confidential and compassionate life-affirming environment. founded in 1972 we are committed to ensuring that all women and teen, especially those who are pregnant and lacking support have access to medical care and the resources they need to parent or make an adoption plan. We serve everyone regardless of race, religion or income. All services are FREE.
Safe Haven share
Safe Haven SHARE (Assistance, Responsibility and Empowerment Program) assists women and children leaving domestic abuse, in the only long-term (5 year), structured program in the area. We aim to not only help in their escape, but to come alongside them as they navigate a new life, with support in all areas of their life for the following five years.
safe refuge for children+families
Safe Refuge for Children and Families provides short term care for children of families in crisis. The main goal of the Safe Refuge Program is to keep children out of the foster care system and to help family units stay intact. Through temporary housing, church members can tangibly love their neighbors, practice hospitality, extend Christ-like compassion, and proclaim mercy to the most vulnerable in our communities.
SPH is a unique organization providing no-cost physical, emotional, and spiritual health care to women and families before, during, and after pregnancy. Their licensed medical professionals and the specially trained volunteer Patient Advocates provide pregnancy services, ultrasounds, STI testing and treatment, and nursing consultations. SPH also offers prenatal classes and parenting classes, as well as maternal and infant assistance.
Unity Care was founded in 1993 and is proud of their journey caring for underserved youth and families for over two decades. Unity Care's housing programs provide current and former foster youth, including probation youth, ages 16-21 with safe, secure, and affordable housing while they focus on their emotional, educational, and employment goals.
World relief sacramento
World Relief is a global Christian humanitarian organization whose mission is to empower the local church to serve the most vulnerable. World Relief Sacramento comes alongside refugees and other immigrants in vulnerable situations as they rebuild their lives in the United States.
X Hope, Inc.
xHope's mission is to empower the at-risk child by providing hope, love, education, and a forever family. They partner with Redeemer House in Jinja, Uganda to see orphans rescued, loved, and placed in forever families through resettlement and foster care. Locally, xHope advocates and provides essential supplies for children waiting to be placed in forever families through foster care and adoption.