Preserving Families

Securing Futures

Specialized Alternatives for Families and Youth (SAFY) provides a stable home environment with families who care for youth so they can achieve their full potential.
Foster family outside family portrait

Do you have a passion for making a difference in your community?

become a

foster parent

Every two minutes a child enters foster care.* You can be the difference in the life of a child or teen.

*2015 Data from AFCARS Report No. 23 dated July 2016

human trafficking blog
Trafficking Awareness Month

Protect youth from human trafficking

Human trafficking is closely linked to youth experiencing foster care, and if you’re a foster parent, it’s crucial to be educated on the topic so you can do your best to help prevent or stop it in its tracks. Learn what to look for and how to help fight the battle against human trafficking.

I am more than

a statistic

I am more than

a case file

I am more than

a stereotype

you can help youth live up to their

full potential

The SAFY Village

It takes a village to raise a child. It’s a phrase we’ve all heard many times, but there’s actually science that supports it. Children with a formal or informal mentor are less likely to struggle with bullying or experience depression… (cont.)