All Children - All Families: List of Participating Agencies

Filed under: Adoption, Parenting

Leaders in Supporting and Serving LGBTQ Youth and Families

These agencies have achieved all of the All Children - All Families Benchmarks of LGBTQ Cultural Competency that apply to their services for youth and resource families and are "Leaders in Supporting and Serving LGBTQ Youth and Families."

  • Aviva Family and Children's Services (Foster Family and Adoption Services), Los Angeles, CA
  • Children's Home + Aid, Chicago, IL
  • Children's Home of Northern Kentucky, Burlington & Covington, KY*
  • CHRIS Kids, Atlanta, GA
  • Connecting Hearts Adoption Services , Orlando, FL
  • Devereux Arizona (locations in Maricopa, Pima, and Cochise Counties, AZ)
  • Devereux Georgia, Atlanta, GA
  • Jewish Family and Children's Service of Greater Philadelphia (including Open Arms Adoption Network licensed in PA, NJ, NY & DE), Philadelphia, PA
  • FosterAdopt Connect (formerly Midwest Foster Care and Adoption Association), Independence, MO
  • Kidsave International (Weekend Miracles Program), Culver City, CA
  • Lighthouse Youth Services (Foster Care & Adoption Services), Cincinnati, OH
  • Lund Family Center, Burlington, VT
  • New Jersey Department of Children and Families, Division of Child Protection and Permanency, Trenton, NJ (locations statewide)
  • Optimist Youth Homes and Family Services, Los Angeles, CA
  • Penny Lane Centers, North Hills, CA
  • Texas CASA, Austin, TX*
  • The Village Family Services, North Hollywood, CA
  • Uplift Family Services (formerly EMQ FamiliesFirst), Campbell, CA
  • Voices for Children, San Diego, CA*
  • Walden Family Services (locations in Los Angeles, Riverside and San Diego, CA)

Leaders in Supporting and Serving LGBTQ Families

These agencies have achieved all of the All Children - All Families Benchmarks of LGBT Cultural Competency that apply to their services for resource families and are "Leaders in Supporting and Serving LGBTQ Families."

  • Adoption Connection, San Francisco, CA
  • Adoption Options, Aurora, CO
  • Adoption Resource Associates, Cambridge, MA
  • Adoption Resources & Counseling Inc., Kennesaw, GA
  • Adoption STAR, Amherst, NY
  • Adoptions From The Heart (licensed in PA, NJ, DE, VA, CT & NY)
  • Adoptions Together, Silver Spring, MD
  • Alameda County Social Services Agency, Oakland, CA
  • Amara, Seattle, WA
  • Camelot Care Centers Inc., Itasca, IL
  • Choice Network, Columbus, OH
  • Coalition for Children, Youth & Families, Milwaukee, WI
  • Devereux Florida, Orlando, FL
  • ExtraordinaryFamilies (formerly Southern California Foster Family and Adoption Agency), Los Angeles, CA
  • Family Builders, Oakland & San Francisco, CA
  • Family Focus Adoption Services, Little Neck, NY
  • Five Acres Foster/Adoptive Family Agency, El Monte, CA
  • Forever Families Through Adoption Inc., Rye Brook, NY
  • Fostering Futures, Ypsilanti, MI
  • Friends in Adoption, Poultney, VT
  • Hands Across The Water, Ann Arbor, MI
  • Hathaway-Sycamores, Pasadena, CA
  • Hillside Children's Center, Rochester, NY
  • Independent Adoption Center (licensed in CA, CT, FL, GA, IN, NC, NY, and TX)
  • Institute of Professional Practice, Woodbridge, CT
  • Jonathan's Place, Garland, TX
  • Little City Foundation, Chicago, IL
  • Los Angeles County Department of Children & Family Services, Pasadena, CA
  • Massachusetts Adoption Resource Exchange, Boston, MA
  • McKinley Children's Center, San Dimas, CA
  • National Adoption Center, Philadelphia, PA
  • New York Council on Adoptable Children, New York, NY
  • Northwest Resource Associates  (locations in AK, OR, and WA)
  • Our Small World Foster Family Agency, Orange County, CA
  • Pact, An Adoption Alliance, Oakland, CA
  • Project Patchwork Inc., St. Petersburg, FL
  • Spence-Chapin Services to Families and Children, New York, NY
  • Vista Del Mar Child & Family Services, Los Angeles, CA
  • You Gotta Believe! The Older Child Adoption & Permanency Movement Inc., Brooklyn, NY
  • Your Adoptive Family, Vashon, WA

Agencies That Have Completed Assessment

These agencies have completed their self-assessment and are working with the HRC Foundation to review their policies and practices as needed in order to be fully welcoming of LGBTQ individuals and families:

  • A Baby Step Adoption Agency, Reading, PA
  • Apple Grove Foster Care Agency, Las Vegas, NV
  • Arizona's Children Association, Phoenix, AZ
  • Bayfront Youth and Family Services, Long Beach, CA
  • Bellefaire Jewish Children's Bureau, Shaker Heights, OH
  • Boys & Girls Aid, Portland, OR
  • CASA of Jackson County, Kansas City, MO
  • CASA of the Pikes Peak Region, Colorado Springs, CO
  • Child Advocates of Silicon Valley, Milpitas, CA
  • Child & Family Services Agency, Washington, DC
  • Childnet Inc., Plantation, FL
  • Children's Home Society of Florida, Winter Park, FL
  • Clark County Department of Family Services, Las Vegas, NV
  • Colorado Office of Children, Youth & Families - Division of Child Welfare, Denver, CO
  • Crittenton Service for Children & Families, Fullterton, CA
  • Devereux Massachusetts, Rutland, MA
  • Family to Family Adoptions Inc., Richmond, TX
  • For Children's Sake of Virginia, Chantilly, VA
  • Illinois Center for Adoption & Permanency, Chicago, IL
  • Koinonia Family Services - Southern Region (locations in Carson, Palmdale, and San Diego, CA)
  • La Familia Inc., Albuquerque, NM
  • Nathanson Adoption Services, Charlotte, NC
  • Northeast Ohio Adoption Services, Warren, OH
  • Rosemary Children's Services, Pasadena, CA
  • Social Services Agency of Orange County, Orange, CA
  • The Adoption Exchange, Aurora, CO
  • Three Rivers Adoption Council, Pittsburgh, PA
  • TLC Child & Family Services, Sebastopol, CA

* Agency primarily services youth and is designated "Leader in Supporting and Serving LGBTQ Youth."