Building and Nurturing Families

 

What is foster-adoption and how does it work? Learn the basics and how we can help you along the way.

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Sierra Forever Families

We are a private, nonprofit agency that facilitates the development of forever families by making the best possible connections between children and families. We know that adoption is a very personal and emotional process for all involved, and our goal is to equip children and parents for success. We aren’t focused on creating the most families; we’re focused on creating the most stable and caring families.

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Children

There are thousands of children and youth currently living in foster care and available for adoption. Learn more about the youth we work with.

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Families

Families come in all shapes and sizes. We help a range of couples and individuals navigate the foster-adopt process and build a family along the way.

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Support Services

Stable and caring families need resources, insight and support to succeed. Find out about the pre- and post-adoption support available to you.
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Success Stories

“I am Tomas, married father of 4 of the craziest, most amazing children on earth….Sierra Forever Families Therapeutic Support Services…helped me by giving me guidance and resources, keeping me from countless sleepless nights.”

Read Tomas’ whole story here »

A donation that will change lives

We believe that every child deserves to grow up in an unconditionally committed home. With your support we are finding loving and stable homes for every child in foster care.

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