The Coalition for Children, Youth & Families supports people who are changing kids' lives through foster care and adoption by connecting them with the resources that provide information, training and education, and support they need to succeed and excel in their unique, challenging, and rewarding role.
The Coalition opened our doors in 1984 to bring visibility to children who remained in foster care and needed a permanent adoptive family. Families reached out to us for parenting assistance and support to help their children. Pregnant women contemplating adoption plans called for assistance in locating an adoption agency to counsel them. Over the years, our organization has expanded to serve foster families, to provide technical assistance to agencies, and to build state-wide recruitment campaigns.
The Coalition is the single source for neutral, objective, and current information about every aspect of foster care and adoption. Prospective families, foster and adoptive families, and the professionals who work with them turn to us for answers.
We are the connectors, the bridge-makers that bring together families, agencies, government, and providers to work together to invest in our children’s tomorrows.