Adopt

Adoption Services

Family Builders offers different programs for fostering, adoption, and other forms of permanency for those families who are ready to meet the needs of children and older youth waiting in the foster care system.
Click here to see who can foster and adopt through Family Builders.

Foster

Foster Care Services

There are thousands of children and youth in the nine Bay Area Counties who are in foster care. Nearly half are in Alameda and San Francisco Counties.

Donate

Your Donations Make a Difference

We know that not everyone can adopt or foster a child, but there are other ways you can contribute to help kids find families. The following are just a few ways you can make a difference.

Supporting Youth in Transition
07/21/2014

Tyler talks about his life after entering foster care at the age of 10.

The Crisis in California Foster Care
09/30/2014

Up-to-date statistics on who is in foster care and what happens if they don't find permanent...

RESIDENTS OPPOSE FOSTER CARE FACILITY IN GREENVILLE, TEXAS
09/16/2014

Local residents who live or work near the former Pythian Rest Home in Greenville turned out in...

New Study by the Williams Institute: Sexual and Gender Minority Youth in Foster Care: Assessing Disproportionality and Disparities in L.A.
08/27/2014

Finally a study that shows the truth about LGBT youth in foster care.

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Adoption SF

There are hundreds of children and youth in the foster care system in San Francisco County who need a family just like yours. Without an adoption...

Adoption Through Foster Care

Our core program, "Foster To Adoption", focuses on guiding families through the adoption process for children who...

Family Builders Part of Collaboration for Youth Acceptance Collaborative for LGBTQ Youth and Their Families

Three agencies recently formed a collaboration in Alameda County designed to provide a continuum of services to...

Our Mission

Family Builders believes that every child has the right to grow up in a permanent, nurturing family regardless of that child’s age, race,...

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