Support foster, adoptive, and at-risk families

The Foster Care Crisis is a community-wide problem requiring a community-wide response.

Our Impact

Help One Child is committed to our unique, holistic approach, serving the full breadth of child welfare from prevention through emancipation or post-adoption. By offering support to the entire family we strengthen and encourage long-term placement stability and health.


Child Beneficiaries


Volunteer Opportunities


Partner Churches over 7 Counties

Get Involved

Your community and church can make a difference.

We provide tools and opportunities for churches to serve families and children in need. The foster care system is vast and complex but with easy on-ramps for volunteers, churches can mobilize their congregations to serve vulnerable families and children.

Watch the HOC overview video

The Need

Foster Care is a community wide problem needing a community wide response.

Everyone can do something.

  • 50% of Foster Families don’t take a second placement1
  • Nearly 20% of foster children experience 10 or more placements
  • Last year over 3,400 youth emancipated from the system, 65% were without permanency

You’re invited!

This May is our annual fundraiser in several locations across the Bay Area.

May 5th-Palo Alto

May 7th-Santa Rosa

May 17th-San Francisco

Let’s celebrate 30 years of impact!

Upcoming Events

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