SAFY is recognized as a pioneer in the foster care arena and is active on the national level. SAFY is a member in good standing with the following:


  • Alliance for Children and Families
  • Foster Family-based Treatment Association (FFTA)
  • National Foster Parent Association (NFPA)
  • National Independent Living Association (NILA)


  • The Alabama Counselor and Social Worker Board


  • Indiana Association of Residential Child Care Agencies (IARCCA)
  • The Indiana Counselor and Social Worker Board
  • Indiana Collaborative Training & Resource Team


  • Kentucky Children's Alliance
  • The Kentucky Board of Social Worker


  • Ohio Association of Child Caring Agencies (OACCA)
  • Ohio Family Care Association (OFCA)
  • Ohio Youth Services Network (OYSN)
  • The Ohio Counselor, Social Worker and Marriage and Family Therapist Board
  • Cuyahoga County Alliance
  • Summit County Alliance


  • The Oklahoma State Board of Licensed Social Worker Board
  • Oklahoma Therapeutic Foster Association


  • Nevada Youth Care Providers
  • Nevada Sex Offender Coalition
  • Children’s Advocacy Alliance
  • Local FFTS Representative Agency

South Carolina

  • South Carolina Association of Children's Homes and Family Services
  • The South Carolina Board of Social Work
  • South Carolina Chapter of FFTA


  • Texas Alliance for Child & Family Services
  • Texas State Board of Examiners of Professional Counselors (LPC)
  • Texas State Board of Social Worker Examiner
  • Transition Resource Action Center Collaboration (TRAC)
  • Temporary Loving Care (TLC) Collaboration