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 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.


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

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

A Big Thank You to Specialty Sales Classics and Their Holiday Toy Drive

Specialty Sales Classics, located in Pleasanton, Benicia, Redwood City and Fairfield, has...

Family Builders by Adoption: Specialized Baby Care Training - November 15, 2014 9:00 am– 4:30 pm

Our Specialized Baby Care Training is designed to teach our families to care for babies who are...

Family Builders’ Quarterly Training Internet and Social Media Safety for Parents - November 19, 2014 6:30 pm—9:00 pm

This quarterly training will discuss methods to keep children safe while using cell phones and...

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 Advocacy/Family Acceptance Projects

Family Advocacy/Family Acceptance projects are designed to provide a continuum of services to support LGBTQ and...

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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,...

LGBT Community