Forever
Families
Found
Faster
There are more than 100,000 children waiting to be adopted this year in the United States. We are on a mission to help social workers, family recruiters, lawyers, and CASA volunteers find a permanent loving home for every child in foster care.
Learn More About Our Mission
COVID-19 Response
Due to the impact of the pandemic on children in need of permanency, we are making our tools widely available immediately.
8
States
1,500+
Children
Served
13,000+
Connections
Discovered
Read The Blog Post

The Problem

More Than 100,000 Children Waiting For Adoption

And that's just in the United States this year. Children in foster care suffer from post traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) at alarming rates. And the 20,000 young adults that age out of the foster care system every year without ever finding that forever family experience an extremely challenging early adulthood.

Read the AFCARS Report

The Key Insight

Every Child In Foster Care Has Extended Family

And when extended family is engaged, the child's chances of permanent placement are very good. But because of the current manual and slow process of discovering and engaging extended families - very few children in foster care receive this benefit.

Learn About Extended Family Engagement

The Solution

Use Technology To Scale Up

In every area of business and most areas of government, technology is leveraged to dramatically increase efficiency. But because of the lack of sufficient incentive, modern technology for extended family engagement of foster youth didn't previously exist.

Our Work

Free Technology Solutions For Family Recruiters

We deliver free technology to social workers, CASA volunteers, lawyers, and family recruiters to magnify their impact. The work they perform remains the same - just with more information and tools at their fingertips.

Learn About Our Free Tools

Our Method

Focused Technology Investments And Key Partnerships

We create advanced technology that would not otherwise exist, and give it away for free to social workers. This model is viable because of our strategic relationships with technology vendors, funding partners, and a community of volunteer software developers.
‍‍
Learn About Our Partners
You Can Make A Difference
Hundreds of everyday people have made a decision to join our work by donating to drive massive change.
Donate To Make A Difference
Let's Stay In Touch
Our newsletters include the latest information about our work, the impact we are having, and the state of foster care.
Thank you!

Supporters like you make all the difference for kids in foster care. We will keep you up to date on our latest work!
Oops! Something went wrong. Please contact us at hello@connectourkids.org