At SAFY, a nonprofit preserving families and securing futures through therapeutic foster care, we are responding urgently to ensure the safety and stability of children and their families through this uncertain time.
May 5, 2020
The need for foster families doesn’t stop during a pandemic. It takes a village to raise a child, and that saying especially rings true right now. You can make a big difference in a child’s life during this time of uncertainty.
May 1, 2020
Roughly 3,000 children in Marion County are in need of family services, whether it’s through foster parents or relative care. Specialized Alternatives for Families and Youth (SAFY) helps license foster families, and then provides resources to them and children.
May 1, 2020
In honor of Child Abuse Awareness Month, Mary Jo talks with James Acquisto from SAFY of Kentucky about how people can help foster children in need.
April 16, 2020
SAFY of Kentucky volunteer delivers art supplies to foster children to spark creativity during school shutdown
Jane Kennedy, a volunteer for Specialized Alternatives for Families and Youth, a local nonprofit foster care agency, delivered the baskets to enable the kids to have fun and use their creativity to express how they’re dealing with being out of school.
April 7, 2020
An estimated 6,500 children in Alabama are in need of foster care. Yet only about 1,700 foster homes are available. There are organizations that help pair children with foster families. Specialized Alternatives for Families and Youth, or SAFY, is one of those organizations.
March 7, 2020
There wasn’t a dry eye inside an Adams County courtroom on Tuesday after a 3rd grade girl found her forever family. Aerith was surrounded by dozens of her Louisville Elementary School classmates for the proceedings.
January 28, 2020
November is National Adoption Month and a local nonprofit named SAFY is making sure children in foster care have a forever home.