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.
Foster and Adoption (FAM) Ministry
The FAM Ministry exists to support, encourage, and equip families on the foster and adoption journey. The stories of these extraordinary families are then captured and shared on the FAM Podcast.
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.
Growing Hope provides educational resources to help fostering and adoptive families and friends grow and support each other. They host a support group meeting once a month at Vintage Grace Church in El Dorado Hills plus other events for foster and adoptive families.
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.