News & Updates

Addressing Homelessness Among Lane County’s Youth

Behind the Numbers: In Lane County, 154 unaccompanied youth aged 18-24 are homeless. These youth face family instability, economic hardship, mental health challenges, and limited affordable housing, leading to physical and mental health issues, educational struggles, and increased vulnerability. Making a Difference: AFFEC works to end youth homelessness by providing emergency shelter, transitional housing, and … Read more

Become a Mentor with AFFEC

Mentors are community members who choose to dedicate their time to being allies for youth as they transition into adulthood. Mentors empower youth to take the lead in their lives and help them with the how. They use their lived experience and training from A Family for Every Child to help mentees prepare for challenges and … Read more

Welcome to Our New Website

We are thrilled to welcome you to our brand-new website! This website is designed to be a comprehensive resource for anyone interested in adoption. We have created it with the hope of making the adoption process more accessible and easier to understand for everyone. We believe that everyone deserves a loving home, and we are … Read more