National Foster Care Month

National Foster Care Month 2020

May is National Foster Care Month, a time to learn about the critical need for foster parents and how you can help.

More than 437,000 youth are in foster care nationwide. In San Diego, more than 3,000 children are in foster care at any given time. 

Since 1976, our foster families have provided safe, structured and caring home environments for abused and neglected children. You can help.

At any given time, more than 3,000 children are in foster care in San Diego County. Get our 10 facts about foster care.

10 Facts

Our foster families provide healing homes for abused and neglected children. We also help current and former foster youth transition into self-sufficient adults.

Our Services

Could you be a foster parent? Join us online for our next Information Session to understand the critical need and decide if you can be ALL IN.

Virtual information session

You can help save a young person's life. Give, explore careers, volunteer and learn with San Diego Youth Services.

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