There are countless ways people can utilize their careers or businesses to protect kids or strengthening families. Social workers, therapists, counselors, life coaches, educators, and adoption attorneys work directly with children while others provide ongoing encouragement through monthly support groups, supply drives or give-back programs for kids in need.
Professional & Support Members
Learn more about our Professional & Support Members plus visit their websites for additional information on the services they provide.
The Attach Place
The Attach Place is a group of licensed Marriage and Family Therapists specifically trained in attachment-based, trauma-informed therapies and practices including Theraplay, EMDR, Neurofeedback, Internal Family Systems, Trust-based Relational Intervention, PACE, and Emotionally Focused Therapy. They also provide a monthly open Adoption Support Group with free childcare, Tween Autism Strictly Social Group, Children's Skills Groups, and online annual Love Matters Parenting Society Membership to support thriving with children from difficult beginnings.
Golden sierra Job training agency
Golden Sierra provides workforce development programs in Placer, El Dorado, and Alpine counties. Their clients are young adults and other individuals with barriers to employment. Golden Sierra also helps local businesses with recruitment, hiring, training, and wage reimbursements.
LEAF (Love-Based Education For Adoptive Families)
LEAF (Love-Based Education for Adoptive Families) exists to reduce the stress on the adoptive parents teaching them how to be therapeutically available to their children, engaging the entire family unit in the healing process. Their vision to be the flagship model for how adopted children are raised, parented, and treated within the community, inspiring all families to create love, connection, and belonging.
Safe Connected Nests
Safe, Connected Nests, The Nest for short, is a research-based treatment approach for women and children that are overcoming trauma and adversity. It can be used in programs, daycares and homes. It goes beyond trauma informed care and creates healing-centered communities where implemented.
Sierra College FKCE program
Sierra College provides state approved trainings for Pre and Post licensing requirements required to be a Foster, Adoptive or Kinship care provider. In addition to trainings, Sierra FKCE provides support services to help families navigate the licensing training process as well as transition services for families with foster youth applying to Sierra College.
Taylor Pediatric Physical Therapy
Taylor Pediatric Physical Therapy helps fostering and adoptive families have insight into their child's development, facilitates developmentally appropriate gross motor skills, and aids in accessing next steps to address identified delay or deficits. TPPT provides evaluations, ongoing Physical Therapy services, educational resources, and referrals.