Families Belong Together
Creating solutions to enhance and enrich the lives of children, young people, and their families.
The family is a refuge, a happy place in which to dwell, a place of love, where children are guided and can grow in safety, comfort & inspiration.
What We Do For Families
Careportal is an organization that connects you to individuals and families in need. DOF has collaborated with Careportal to provide support to help strengthen families and improve children’s wellbeing. These are some of our stories:
We offer grants to families that can be used for Medical supplies, Technology, Tutoring Services, Auto repairs, maintenance or purchase, House repairs & maintenance, School supplies/resources, Required Equipment, Clothing, and Extracurricular needs.
Supporting families by transportation or rides for visits, after-school activities, and appointments.
Attending errands, Tutoring, Babysitting, Counseling, Mentoring, field trips, and consistent presence to facilitate a stabilizing effect for both the child(ren) and the family.
Transition Youths Networks
For foster youths aged 14-26 years; Providing networks and resources to create a successful pathway to self-sufficiency and successful adulthood.
Empowering these youths to achieve permanence, educational attainment, economic security, and housing stability. To ensure that young people transitioning from foster care have the relationships, resources, and opportunities to ensure well-being and success.