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.
ASPIREKids builds resilience by providing access to extracurricular and normalcy activities to at-risk and low income children. To make this possible they partner with various youth and family service providers in El Dorado, Sacramento and Placer Counties.
Blossom Place offers housing, support, and resources to young women aging out of the foster care system and other at-risk youth. Blossom provides information and skills to girls without the support of a family to not just live life, but to live it well, with purpose and joy.
California Alliance of Caregivers
California Alliance of Caregivers (CAC) represents the voices of relative and non-relative caregivers (resource families) to promote the well-being of children in foster care.
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.
Core Connectivity trains parents how to regulate the use of technology and create a family culture of trust, transparency and accountability. Through their training parents learn to impart the wisdom of their chosen faith in response to anxiety, bullying, addictions and sexual exploitation children experience online and in real life.
Delta Prevention exists to empower families by strengthening their skills and helping them build strong, healthy relationships, navigate stressful life challenges and manage communication and behavioral problems.
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.
DIversif-I Education Group
Diversif-I Education Group is a nonprofit organization that exists for the
empowerment of families and communities through enrichment, mentoring, and educational programs. They offer mentoring, adult literacy, self-development, professional development, workforce development, health education, and peer recovery services.
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.
Hope's Anchor, Inc.
Hope's Anchor exists to encourage, support and equip foster, kinship, resource and adoptive families. They also educate local churches to the needs of foster, kinship, resource and adoptive children and families and engage the church to service. Hope's Anchor, Inc. also partners with local child welfare staff and agencies to further support and advocate for children and families in the juvenile dependency system.
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.
Lighthouse Counseling & Family
Lighthouse Counseling & Family Resource Center helps individuals and families heal by providing counseling, educational classes, and easy access to resources. Their vision is to build healthy families and communities.
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.
our healing forest
The sole purpose of Our Healing Forest, is to create a positive impact and uplift our rising generation, by offering them confidence building activities and necessary life-skills in the healing environment of our treehouse village retreat in the forest.
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.
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.
The Taylor House
The Taylor House is a safe transition home for former foster and at risk girls ages 18-24. They have the capacity to take eight girls at a time and focus on helping them build a strong foundation for the future.
Team Giving empowers the nonprofit community though volunteerism and connectivity. By matching the passion of their volunteers with the skill needed to complete needed projects and events, they help build capacity and strengthen families, neighborhoods and the region.
TeamS and dreams foundation
The Teams and Dreams Foundation aims to create opportunities and supportive services for foster children and adopted foster children to reach their dreams by providing access and funding for extracurricular and enrichment activities.
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.
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.