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.

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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.

MEDIA: Wednesday's Child - Sage
03/04/2015

Wednesday's Child television spots are highlighting children and youth who work with Family...

MEDIA: Wednesday's Child - William (W. J.)
01/30/2015

Wednesday's Child television spots are highlighting children and youth who work with Family...

MEDIA: Supporting Youth in Transition
07/21/2014

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

MEDIA: Unadoptable is Unacceptable - Wendy's Wonderful Kids
10/26/2011

Fantastic video by the Dave Thomas Foundation

MEDIA: Say Yes
08/30/2011

This video was created by the Dave Thomas Foundation, a generous funder of Family Builder's by...

MEDIA: Out In The Bay
06/24/2011

Helping Queer Youth: Join host Eric Jansen for a discussion about family rejection, homelessness...

MEDIA: Someday TV Commercial
06/24/2011

PSA to promote adoption and long-term relationships with foster children. Sponsored by Family...

MEDIA: Joseph Clark on Adoption SF
06/24/2011

Adoption SF welcomes all kinds of families and are proud to work with LGBT, straight, and single...

MEDIA: Donna Brown on Adoption SF
06/24/2011

Adoption SF welcomes all kinds of families and are proud to work with LGBT, straight, and single...

MEDIA: Tanya Miller and Amirah Salaam on Adoption SF
06/24/2011

Adoption SF welcomes all kinds of families and are proud to work with LGBT, straight, and single...

Oakland Orientation CANCELED
07/09/2015

Due to unforeseen circumstances we have to cancel our Saturday Orientation for the month of July...

Wednesday's Child - Justice
06/08/2015

Wednesday's Child television spots are highlighting children and youth who work with Family...

Queer Women of Color Film Festival 2015
05/22/2015

QWOCMAP is facilitating a Queer Women of Color Film Festival, June 12-14. Please attend if...

Wednesday's Child - William (W. J.)
01/30/2015

Wednesday's Child television spots are highlighting children and youth who work with Family...

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 are in foster care and available...

California Kids Connection

California Kids Connection features California foster children who need permanent, loving, adoptive families. Before you can be considered as an...

Family Advocacy/Family Acceptance Projects

Family Advocacy/Family Acceptance projects are designed to provide a continuum of services to support LGBTQ and gender non-conforming youth and...

First Family

Children should not have to move from foster home to foster home while in foster care.

Newborns and young children first coming into...

Foster Care-to-Adoption and Other Forms of Permanency

Family Builders find permanent families for children and youth in foster care.

There are 58,000 children and youth in California’s foster...

LGBT Family Support

Lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender (LGBT) families are a valuable resource for the many children who are in the foster care system and who...

Older Youth Permanency

The vast majority of youth in the foster care system are older than 9 years of age. As children grow older in the system their chances for...

Pride and Joy

All young people need the love and unconditional acceptance. Children need to be part of a family. They need loving adults to care for them and...

Support For Families

We know that raising a family can be challenging. We all need the support of other families and resources to help us on our journey as parents....

Adoption SF

There are hundreds of children and youth in the foster care system in San Francisco County who need a family just...

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...

LGBT Family Support

Lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender (LGBT) families are a valuable resource for the many children who are in the...

Older Youth Permanency

The vast majority of youth in the foster care system are older than 9 years of age. As children grow older in the...

Pride and Joy

All young people need the love and unconditional acceptance. Children need to be part of a family. They need loving...

Support For Families

We know that raising a family can be challenging. We all need the support of other families and resources to help us...

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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,...

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