A Home Within

A Home Within The only national nonprofit focused exclusively on meeting the emotional needs of foster youth. A Home Within recruits licensed mental health professionals who each volunteer to see one current or former foster youth in weekly therapy - free of charge, and for "as long as it takes."
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Operating as usual

Deanna Linville, Ph.D, our Director of Programs and Researchat #AHomeWithin, joins the podcast to talk about the importa...
01/12/2021
Episode 49, Part 1: Deanna Linville, PHD, LMFT, talks about how supportive systems intersect with eating disorder recovery — Navigating Recovery Podcast

Deanna Linville, Ph.D, our Director of Programs and Research
at #AHomeWithin, joins the podcast to talk about the importance and value of including support systems -- including family, chosen family, friends, and caretakers -- in the treatment and recovery of eating disorders.

#MentalHealth #FosterCare #FosterYouth #GetHelp

Catherine and Francis are excited to welcome Deanna Linville, Ph.D, a licensed Marriage and Family Therapist in the state of Oregon. She joins the podcast to talk about the importance and value of including support systems -- including family, chosen family, friends, and caretakers -- in the treatme

If ever there was a time to honor & value #therapists, the time is now.#AHomeWithin #MentalHealth #FosterCare #FosterYou...
01/11/2021

If ever there was a time to honor & value #therapists, the time is now.

#AHomeWithin #MentalHealth #FosterCare #FosterYouth #HelpUsNow

*Update! Over 150 individual donors and family foundations gave during our year-end campaign, contributing nearly $100,0...
01/05/2021

*Update! Over 150 individual donors and family foundations gave during our year-end campaign, contributing nearly $100,000 in support of our vital mission to provide free therapy to current and former foster youth.
Many thanks to all of our wonderful donors as well as our fabulous Board of Directors. THANK YOU for helping make 2021 a brighter year for children and youth in foster care.

Help make 2021 a brighter new year for children and youth in foster care. A Home Within turns every $1 contributed into ...
12/31/2020

Help make 2021 a brighter new year for children and youth in foster care. A Home Within turns every $1 contributed into $5 of professional mental health support for foster youth around the country. Please donate today.

A Home Within helps youth in foster care heal from trauma and build the brighter futures they deserve. Please support ou...
12/29/2020

A Home Within helps youth in foster care heal from trauma and build the brighter futures they deserve. Please support our work with a donation today.

A Home Within supports the healing, resilience, and success of current and former foster youth. We turn every $1 contrib...
12/26/2020

A Home Within supports the healing, resilience, and success of current and former foster youth. We turn every $1 contributed into $5 of professional mental health support for children and youth in foster care around the country.

Relationships heal because relationships matter. Watch this video from Sammy, a former A Home Within client, to hear how...
12/23/2020
Sammy

Relationships heal because relationships matter. Watch this video from Sammy, a former A Home Within client, to hear how.

Take 2 minutes & watch Sammy's story of how therapy helped him #KeepHopeAlive.Visit our page to donate: www.ahomewithin.org

During the holidays and throughout the year, A Home Within therapists provide an anchor of support to children and youth...
12/20/2020

During the holidays and throughout the year, A Home Within therapists provide an anchor of support to children and youth in foster care across the country—mental health care for free, for as long as it takes.

Now more than ever, relationships heal because relationships matter. Watch this video from Ted, a former A Home Within C...
12/14/2020

Now more than ever, relationships heal because relationships matter. Watch this video from Ted, a former A Home Within Client, to hear how: https://youtu.be/ip0bKFrmxlA

We turn every $1 contributed into $5 of professional mental health support for children and youth in foster care. They n...
12/09/2020

We turn every $1 contributed into $5 of professional mental health support for children and youth in foster care. They need us now more than ever.
www.ahomewithin.org

Thank you for supporting A Home Within on Giving Tuesday! Your support allows us to help young people like Anthony, who ...
12/02/2020

Thank you for supporting A Home Within on Giving Tuesday! Your support allows us to help young people like Anthony, who says, “With the help of my therapist I was able to go from homeless, unemployed, and recently discharged from an inpatient facility to enjoying stability and happiness for the first time in my life.” Thank you!

It’s Giving Tuesday, a global day of generosity! Now more than ever we are seeing the importance of connection and relat...
12/01/2020

It’s Giving Tuesday, a global day of generosity! Now more than ever we are seeing the importance of connection and relationships. Every dollar given counts in helping us connect a youth to a clinician who can walk with them through this uncertain and difficult time. Please support A Home Within on this Giving Tuesday by donating through our home page.
www.ahomewithin.org

A Home Within is participating in #GivingTuesday! Today and every day, A Home Within therapists provide an anchor of sup...
11/29/2020

A Home Within is participating in #GivingTuesday! Today and every day, A Home Within therapists provide an anchor of support to children and youth in foster care across the country—#MentalHealth care for free, for as long as it takes. Thank you for supporting our work by donating through our home page.
www.ahomewithin.org

A Home Within is participating in Giving Tuesday! We turn every $1 contributed into $5 of professional mental health sup...
11/27/2020

A Home Within is participating in Giving Tuesday! We turn every $1 contributed into $5 of professional mental health support for children and youth in foster care. They need us now more than ever. Thank you for supporting our work by donating through our home page.
www.ahomewithin.org

A Home Within is participating in #GivingTuesday one week from today! A Home Within supports the healing, resilience, an...
11/24/2020
Foster Care Psychological Services From A Home Within

A Home Within is participating in #GivingTuesday one week from today! A Home Within supports the healing, resilience, and success of current and former foster youth around the country. They need us now more than ever. Thank you for supporting our work by donating through our home page.
www.ahomewithin.org

Foster Care Psychological Services from A Home Within provides open-ended individual psychotherapy to current and former foster youth, free of charge

Big news - foster youth between the ages of 14 and 29 are invited to apply for a microgrant from Think of Us for up to $...
10/29/2020
Foster Youth and Alumni Cash Grant Application

Big news - foster youth between the ages of 14 and 29 are invited to apply for a microgrant from Think of Us for up to $1000! Apply online by November 18: https://bit.ly/3kKVd3G

Cash Grant Application for Current and Former Foster 14 thur 29. Apply for up to $1,000. Verified Cash Grants will be sent through cash app, venmo, western union etc. Application DEADLINE- NOV 18, 2020 - Cash Grant will be awarded by December 1st, 2020.

10/23/2020
Welcome! You are invited to join a meeting: Play Therapy Strategies Through Telehealth. After registering, you will receive a confirmation email about joining the meeting.

Our Continuing Education series continues with a training on November 7! Lockdown presents new challenges and opportunities in working with young - our Seattle clinical director, Krissy Perry, will show us play therapy strategies via telehealth!

Register here: https://bit.ly/3oooEef

Krissy Perry, LMHC, RPT-S currently serves as the Clinical Director for the Seattle, WA chapter of A Home Within. As a Registered Play Therapist for over 8 years, Krissy has extensive experience working with children and their families using play-based, attachment, and trauma-informed interventions....

Join us for our next event in our Continuing Education series on November 6! Led by Dr. Marty Beyer, this free webinar w...
10/22/2020

Join us for our next event in our Continuing Education series on November 6! Led by Dr. Marty Beyer, this free webinar will go over the often complex family connections in a foster child's life and how therapists can support them.

Register at the link now!: https://bit.ly/34lIhvr

Today we're listening & learning from Dr. Barbara Staggers, a national authority on adolescent health. Her visionary wor...
10/16/2020

Today we're listening & learning from Dr. Barbara Staggers, a national authority on adolescent health. Her visionary work has built a new model of care for teens that is respectful, relevant, and relationship-centered.

Read more from the California Children's Trust: https://bit.ly/3dxzLfK

10/14/2020

How has A Home Within impacted your life? Maybe you made a lifelong connection, gained tools for personal growth, or learned how to heal from trauma. Whatever it may be, we want to hear from you!

Feel free to share your stories in a public comment below, or privately message us on here.

We're hiring! Interested in foster youth and mental health? We are seeking a full-time Program Manager to provide ongoin...
09/30/2020
Program Manager - A Home Within

We're hiring! Interested in foster youth and mental health? We are seeking a full-time Program Manager to provide ongoing, proactive support to volunteers and clients throughout the country.

From maintaining an accurate program database, facilitating effective communication, implementing continuing education and training opportunities, and answering questions from current and prospective clients and volunteers, this critical role is key to our mission.

The position is fully remote, and candidates located anywhere in the country are encouraged to apply! https://bit.ly/3jhOyNR

Program Manager - A Home Within

This Saturday we have another Continuing Education event for therapists! Dr. David Clarke, president of the Psychophysio...
09/22/2020

This Saturday we have another Continuing Education event for therapists! Dr. David Clarke, president of the Psychophysiologic Disorders Association, will lead us in a discussion of psychosocial stresses and their effects on the body.

Tune in to learn to recognize the common forms of stress-related illnesses and how to identify effective interventions.

Register now! https://bit.ly/35XxXLl

Join us this Friday for a Continuing Education program for therapists! Dr. Charles Martinez, dean of the College of Educ...
09/22/2020

Join us this Friday for a Continuing Education program for therapists! Dr. Charles Martinez, dean of the College of Education at the University of Texas at Austin, will be leading us in workshop on culturally specific factors to promote foster youth health & development. Learn how acculturative stress, poverty and health disparities influence kids and how therapists can help change those outcomes.

Register here! http://ow.ly/ljft50ByiDx

09/14/2020

Our project with CASA Therapy Project - which matches youth in foster care with a licensed therapist for free, one-on-one, weekly teletherapy sessions - has already recruited more than 45 volunteer clinicians! Making therapy accessible to foster youth is more important now than ever.

From one of our participating therapists: “I am so honored to be part of this profoundly impactful program of healing, connection and continuity of care.” Interested in joining our community as a volunteer? Get in touch here: https://bit.ly/2DZBw86

Our kids are watching... #Police raids are profoundly #traumatic and the associated harms can be long-lasting for childr...
08/31/2020
Opinion| Our kids are watching: What Jacob Blake's shooting reveals about police trauma

Our kids are watching... #Police raids are profoundly #traumatic and the associated harms can be long-lasting for children.

#AHomeWithin #Racism #BlackLivesMatter #Children #FosterChildren #FosterCare

Study after study has demonstrated the impact of police surveillance and violence on adult physical and mental health, but children are also affected — as victims and as witnesses.

Listen to Reed Connell and Deanna Linville talking to Mental Health News Radio Network explain #AHomeWithin and discuss ...
08/21/2020
Providing Therapy for Foster Youth While Supporting Therapist Communities - A Home Within

Listen to Reed Connell and Deanna Linville talking to Mental Health News Radio Network explain #AHomeWithin and discuss how they are personally and professionally navigating the use of their passion for helping foster youth receive stable and undisrupted therapy.

Providing Therapy for Foster Youth While Supporting Therapist Communities - A Home Within

A Home Within is a national organization dedicated to meeting the emotional needs of foster and other vulnerable youth. ...
08/15/2020

A Home Within is a national organization dedicated to meeting the emotional needs of foster and other vulnerable youth. See more at www.ahomewithin.org

We are so proud to have Donna Hitchens as a long standing member of our board!https://alumni.berkeley.edu/announcements/...
07/23/2020
Donna Hitchens M.A., J.D. ’77 Never Dreamed of Law, Yet Changed the System

We are so proud to have Donna Hitchens as a long standing member of our board!
https://alumni.berkeley.edu/announcements/caa-announcements/donna-hitchens?utm_source=calcon&utm_medium=email&utm_campaign=cal_connection_jul_20

It may be surprising that Donna Hitchens M.A., J.D. ’77—who became the first openly lesbian judge elected to the bench in the United States and spent 20 years of her career on the California Superior Court bench—never dreamed of becoming a lawyer, nevermind a judge. Hitchens explains, “I nev...

A Home Within is the only national organization dedicated solely to meeting the emotional needs of foster youth.  We rec...
07/07/2020

A Home Within is the only national organization dedicated solely to meeting the emotional needs of foster youth. We recruit qualified therapists who volunteer to see one foster child, teen, or adult in weekly pro-bono therapy – for as long as it takes.

THANK YOU for joining us for the gorgeous and uplifting Lucy Kaplansky  #Concert to Benefit #AHomeWithin! If you missed ...
06/27/2020
Lucy Kaplansky - A Home Within

THANK YOU for joining us for the gorgeous and uplifting Lucy Kaplansky #Concert to Benefit #AHomeWithin! If you missed it or just want to enjoy it again, the link to the concert is right here! Together we raised crucial funds to support the #MentalHealth of children and youth in #FosterCare around the country. They need us now more than ever. Thank you.

https://www.ahomewithin.org/lucy-kaplansky/

Together we heal. Please join us on Friday, June 26th at 5pmPST/8pmEST for a Lucy Kaplansky Concert to Benefit A Home Within!

Address

95 41st Street, #11172
Oakland, CA
94611

General information

By providing just one stable relationship to each of these vulnerable kids and young adults, our volunteer therapists are helping them to break the cycle of chronic loss and enabling them to becoming healthy and productive members of the community. [Strict confidentiality is observed by our clinicians. Our staff does not know the identity of A Home Within clients, and our posts about specific foster youth are not intended to imply that any of them are being treated by A Home Within.]

Opening Hours

Monday 08:00 - 16:30
Tuesday 08:00 - 16:30
Wednesday 08:00 - 16:30
Thursday 08:00 - 16:30
Friday 08:00 - 16:30

Telephone

(888) 898-2249

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Nice that you're doing this benefit with all requests. Would love to hear you do "The Thief" which you haven't done in several years!