The SAFY Blog
Why I Became A Social WorkerPublished: March 20, 2017
In celebration of Social Work Month, SAFY is recognzing a few of many dedicated and passionate social workers who go above and beyond on a daily basis to support SAFY's mission.
Our social workers play a vital role in making an impact on families, children and the communities that we serve. At SAFY, we take pride in supporting our clinical staff with flexible work schedules...
Helping Older Youth Secure Successful FuturesPublished: February 13, 2017
SAFY older youth services promotes independence, wellness and success for older youth and young adults aging out of foster care.
The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services estimates that approximately 20,000 youth age out of and exit foster care each year. Exits may be positive, when youth are emancipated to independent living or...
How to protect your child from human traffickingPublished: January 11, 2017
Human trafficking is a form of modern slavery and a multibillion-dollar criminal industry that denies freedom to 20.9 million people, including children, around the world. According to the FBI, human trafficking is believed to be the third-largest criminal activity in the world. Sadly, many cases of human trafficking include children who are forced labor, or are trafficked for sexual exploitation.