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Preserving Families

Securing Futures

All children deserve the opportunity to learn, grow and reach their full potential. For over 35 years, Specialized Alternatives for Families & Youth (SAFY) has worked to do just that.
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

Happy Holidays

from the SAFY family

SAFY of Nevada’s family holiday party was a HUGE success! Everyone had a wonderful time at Glittering Lights at Las Vegas Motor Speedway! It was the perfect way for everyone to gather and stay safe socially distanced. Thank you to all of our community partners and donors that helped us shower these youth experiencing foster care with gifts during this very difficult time. You all truly made this event special for so many children and families! We are honored to be your partner to be a helper, healer and builder of hope in the community!

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.)

SAFY COVID-19 Response