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Services we provide are...

Respite & Child Care Intermittent childcare to parents and other caregivers in Alameda, Contra Costa, and San Francisco counties.

Family Preservation Intensive home-based services to San Francisco and Oakland families whose children are at imminent risk of removal from their homes.

Kinship Support Offers much-needed support to grandparents and other relative caregivers who are caring for kin children who have been removed from the care of their biological parents.

OreMi Mentoring Serves children in the Alameda County foster care system, and children of incarcerated parents by creating lasting one-on-one mentoring relationships.


How Can YOU Help Prevent Child Abuse?
April is National Child Abuse Prevention Month, a reminder that raising healthy and happy children is one of the most important functions for any community. This month, consider these simple ways that you can be part of making a child’s …
Kinship Youth Serving the Community
Helping to Feed Oakland Families. As part of its emphasis on the importance of community service and giving back, FSSBA’s Kinship Youth Program (KYP) maintains a monthly effort to help provide assorted groceries to West Oakland families in need. This …
Roy Holmes Receives FSSBA’s ‘Tony’ Award!
We are delighted to announce that long-time Respite Care Provider Roy Holmes is the winner of FSSBA’s Second Annual “Tony” Award, for providing exceptional support services through FSSBA’s Respite/ Child Care Program. Respite Care Providers are nominated for this award …
Happy Holidays!
This season, the members of our Kinship Youth Program (KYP) have a special message for everyone who gave so generously to help make the season brighter through our Sponsor-A-family project.  Please take a moment to watch their brief video. Thank …
Angela’s Story
Sometimes, the best way to understand our impact is to hear from the people we serve.  Please enjoy this short video, featuring an inspiring woman and her three boys. For a full screen version, click the square in the lower right …
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