How We Help

A Family For Every Child (AFFEC) is a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization dedicated to finding permanent and loving adoptive families for waiting foster children. To accomplish our mission, we focus on finding loving and permanent families for children who the foster care system considers “hard to place.” The children who fall into this category are usually older, ethnically diverse, part of a sibling group, or have severe physical, emotional and/or developmental challenges.


Uniting waiting foster youth across the US with loving, affirming families in Oregon. Serving foster youth and waiting Oregon families, specializing in special needs adoptions.

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The Alliance

Connecting youth and young adults in Lane County with Host Homes, Mentors, and other vital resources to provide a pathway toward stability, security, and independence.

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Affirming Identity

At A Family for Every Child (AFFEC), we affirm identity because we believe in the inherent dignity and worth of every individual. Recognizing and celebrating diverse identities is fundamental to creating a supportive, inclusive, and affirming environment. We strive to ensure that everyone feels seen, valued, and respected, across all facets of their unique identities.

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