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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12/02/2019
National Foster Youth Institute | Health & Healthcare

Telling article about the disproportionate amount of mental and physical difficulties foster youth face.

Issues––Heath & Healthcare. Foster youth are at an increased risk for many physical, emotional, and mental health issues.

10/16/2019
CASA Therapy Project

We have recently partnered with Contra Costa County CASA (Court Appointed Special Advocates) to recruit clinicians and match them with youth in the CASA program! We are so excited about this opportunity to help facilitate these lasting connections. You can help us by liking the linked page!

We are recruiting 50 amazing therapists to work pro bono one hour per week with a CASA Foster child or youth via in-person and teletherapy sessions.

TIME SENSITIVE ACTION: T-Minus 1h 35mWhen we say “one #fosterchild, one #therapist, for as long as it takes,” we're not ...
11/28/2018

TIME SENSITIVE ACTION: T-Minus 1h 35m

When we say “one #fosterchild, one #therapist, for as long as it takes,” we're not kidding. How can you support #access to therapy for young people in #fostercare, like Michael?

** The same $5 you spent on your Starbucks coffee this morning provides $60 of #mentalhealth services to #fosteryouth.

** TODAY ONLY with AHW, your #GivingTuesday donation will have a 12x impact! We've turned every $1 raised into $6 of #mentalhealth services and The Logan Foundation has committed to 2x matching our #donations!

** CLICK THE LINK TO MATCH THE $5 YOU SPENT ON YOUR MORNING COFFEE!
https://t.co/nGSlO12xnG

A Home Within will multiply your #GivingTuesday impact by 12x! Since 2001, we have served over 1,500 foster youth and we...
11/27/2018

A Home Within will multiply your #GivingTuesday impact by 12x!

Since 2001, we have served over 1,500 foster youth and we need your support to increase this number from 215 to 650 youth per year by 2021!

Why should you #donate?
Each $1 will provide $12 in mental health services to foster youth. We turn every $1 raised into $6 of services AND The Logan Foundation's commitment to match our #GivingTuesday donations!

Click the link in this post to let foster youth know that they matter too.

#12xImpact #FosterYouth #MentalHealth #GivingTuesday #Access #FosterCare #GivingTuesday

https://www.ahomewithin.org/donation/?utm_source=End+of+Year+Campaign+2018&utm_campaign=eb3afc62ea-EMAIL_CAMPAIGN_2018_11_27_01_46&utm_medium=email&utm_term=0_dc74156968-eb3afc62ea-182931913&mc_cid=eb3afc62ea&mc_eid=eb926f4b66

10/11/2018

Hi, Question! Which type would excite you the most? Comment below to tell us more and add suggestions 😀.

Does going away mean forgetting? What are some things you remember about places you have been?#AHomeWithin #MentalHealth...
09/28/2018

Does going away mean forgetting? What are some things you remember about places you have been?

#AHomeWithin #MentalHealth #FreePsychotherapy #FosterCare #FosterYouth #FosterCareSystem

There are many ways that someone can be missing. Is there a difference between a permanent absence and a temporary one? ...
09/21/2018

There are many ways that someone can be missing. Is there a difference between a permanent absence and a temporary one? Is it different when you know where someone is? What is it like when you know when they will be back?

#AHomeWithin #MentalHealth #FreePsychotherapy #FosterYouth #FosterCareSystem

Really listening can be difficult, particularly if someone is talking about a painful topic. Everyone needs to be heard—...
09/14/2018

Really listening can be difficult, particularly if someone is talking about a painful topic. Everyone needs to be heard— including you!

#AHomeWithin #MentalHealth #FosterYouth #FosterCareSystem #FreePsychotherapy

Do you think that this applies to families who all live together in the same house as well as those who live in differen...
09/07/2018

Do you think that this applies to families who all live together in the same house as well as those who live in different houses? How could it be true in both cases?

#AHomeWithin #MentalHealth #FreePsycotherapy #FosterYouth #FosterCareSystem #Family

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09/04/2018
Round Up Your Purchases - A Home Within

Make an impact for years to come just by donating your change!

#AHomeWithin #MentalHealth #FreePsychotherapy #FosterYouth #FosterCareSystem

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How do you think endings and beginnings are working together for you right now?#AHomeWithin #MentalHealth #FosterCare #F...
08/31/2018

How do you think endings and beginnings are working together for you right now?

#AHomeWithin #MentalHealth #FosterCare #FosterYouth #FosterSystem #FreePsychotherapy

Thinking and speaking have a relationship to each other. How does your thinking influence your speaking? How does your s...
08/24/2018

Thinking and speaking have a relationship to each other. How does your thinking influence your speaking? How does your speaking influence your thinking?

#AHomeWithin #MentalHealth #FosterCare #FosterYouth #FosterSystem #FreePsychotherapy

Do you have problems to start a conversation with vulnerable #children, #youth, and #youngadults? Learn more about our #...
08/22/2018
Tools and Resources vulnerable children, youth, and young adults

Do you have problems to start a conversation with vulnerable #children, #youth, and #youngadults? Learn more about our #conversationcards here!

#AHomeWithin #MentalHealth #FosterCare #FosterYouth #FosterSystem #FreePsychotherapy

These innovative decks of Conversation Cards are designed to support those working with vulnerable children, youth, and young adults.

How can an untold story cause pain? Can speaking or writing about your experience help turn it into a memory, instead of...
08/17/2018

How can an untold story cause pain? Can speaking or writing about your experience help turn it into a memory, instead of feeling the pain each time?

#AHomeWithin #MentalHealth #FosterCare #FosterYouth #FosterSystem #FreePsychotherapy

What do you think makes it so hard for some people to see how similar they are to other people—even people they don’t li...
08/10/2018

What do you think makes it so hard for some people to see how similar they are to other people—even people they don’t like?

#AHomeWithin #MentalHealth #FosterCare #FosterYouth #FosterSystem #FreePsychotherapy

#Easy, #secure and #FREE! #Support our work just by rounding up your #creditcard purchases to the nearest #dollar!#AHome...
08/07/2018
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#Easy, #secure and #FREE! #Support our work just by rounding up your #creditcard purchases to the nearest #dollar!

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How can a wound, which causes pain, lead to the ability to leap higher than others? Can hurtful experiences lead to grea...
08/03/2018

How can a wound, which causes pain, lead to the ability to leap higher than others? Can hurtful experiences lead to greater strength?

#AHomeWithin #MentalHealth #FreePsychotherapy #FosterYouth #FosterCareSystem

If you’re a #therapist interested in joining one of our #ClinicalChapters, we’d love to hear from you.#AHomeWithin #Ment...
08/02/2018
Volunteer at A Home Within for Foster Child Services

If you’re a #therapist interested in joining one of our #ClinicalChapters, we’d love to hear from you.

#AHomeWithin #MentalHealth #FosterCare #FosterYouth #FreePsychotherapy #Volunteer

WE BUILD NETWORKS OF QUALIFIED THERAPISTS WHO SEE A FOSTER CHILD, TEEN, YOUNG ADULT IN WEEKLY, PRO-BONO THERAPY – FOR AS LONG AS IT TAKES.

According to a UCLA study, 40% of the 1.5 million #homeless #youth in the #US are #LGBTQ. Many of them were forced out b...
08/01/2018
Foster care was ‘the worst part of his life.’ But this gay teen found unconditional love

According to a UCLA study, 40% of the 1.5 million #homeless #youth in the #US are #LGBTQ. Many of them were forced out by their parents or ran away.

#AHomeWithin #MentalHealth #FosterYouth #FosterCare #FreePsychotherapy

Daniel Garcia, a Gulfport High graduate from the MS Gulf Coast, shares his story of losing his parents, being LGBTQ and being abused in foster care before finding a forever family, on Out Here in America podcast.

We have partnered with a new mobile #app that allows you to round up your #creditcard purchases to #support our work. It...
07/27/2018
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Are you in or around #fostercare?  We want to hear your story!We hope this collage will #help to capture the complexity ...
07/26/2018
Fostering Relationships - A Home Within

Are you in or around #fostercare? We want to hear your story!
We hope this collage will #help to capture the complexity and enormous variation of experiences that grow from ambiguous loss.

#AHomeWithin #MentalHealth #FosterCareSystem #FosterYouth #FreePsychotherapy

Fostering Relationships - A Home Within

Do you think this is about not having a quiet place to be alone? Could it be about not being able to sit quietly by your...
07/21/2018

Do you think this is about not having a quiet place to be alone? Could it be about not being able to sit quietly by yourself? Could it be both? Do you think there’s a difference?

#AHomeWithin #MentalHealth #FreePsychotherapy #FosterYouth #FosterCareSystem

Does everyone have a unique way of thinking? Can these differences bring people together? Or will they drive people apar...
07/14/2018

Does everyone have a unique way of thinking? Can these differences bring people together? Or will they drive people apart?

#AHomeWithin #MentalHealth #FreePsychotherapy #FosterYouth #FosterCareSystem

Are there times that you have let yourself be lazy on a project? What were some reasons for this? Were you ready to move...
07/07/2018

Are there times that you have let yourself be lazy on a project? What were some reasons for this? Were you ready to move on? Were you wanting others to help?

#AHomeWithin #FosterCareSystem #FosterYouth #MentalHealth #FreePsychotherapy

#Happy 4th of July!#AHomeWithin #MentalHealth #FreePsychotherapy #FosterCareSystem #FosterYouth #KeepHopeAlive #ForAsLon...
07/04/2018

#Happy 4th of July!

#AHomeWithin #MentalHealth #FreePsychotherapy #FosterCareSystem #FosterYouth #KeepHopeAlive #ForAsLongAsItTakes

Think of something you keep private. Is it something you like about yourself or something you wish could be different? W...
06/30/2018

Think of something you keep private. Is it something you like about yourself or something you wish could be different? Why keep it private?

#AHomeWithin #MentalHealth #FreePsychotherapy #FosterYouth #FosterCareSystem

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06/27/2018
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One thing we all have in common is that, at some point, we worry about being an outsider. Do you think this fear ever go...
06/23/2018

One thing we all have in common is that, at some point, we worry about being an outsider. Do you think this fear ever goes away?

#AHomeWithin #MentalHealth #FreePsychotherapy #FosterCareSystem #FosterYouth

We have partnered with a new mobile app that allows you to round up your credit card purchases to support our work. It’s...
06/21/2018
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We are expanding #AHomeWithin and we invite you to join us! #Volunteer with us!#MentalHealth #FreePsychotherapy #FosterC...
06/20/2018
We are building A Home Within

We are expanding #AHomeWithin and we invite you to join us! #Volunteer with us!
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If you foster or adopt a child from #fostercare there are a number of helpful resources available to you. Find out more ...
06/18/2018
National Foster Parent Association - Foster Parent Links

If you foster or adopt a child from #fostercare there are a number of helpful resources available to you. Find out more resources here!

#AHomeWithin #FosterYouth #FreePsychotherapy

American Humane Association American Professional Society on the Abuse of ChildrenChildren's Institute InternationalChild Abuse.Org

Do you agree that we have to let someone go to truly love them?#AHomeWithin #MentalHealth #FreePsychotherapy #FosterYout...
06/15/2018

Do you agree that we have to let someone go to truly love them?

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We are a national organization dedicated solely to meeting the emotional needs of #fosteryouth. Please #support our work...
06/14/2018
The need for care never ends.

We are a national organization dedicated solely to meeting the emotional needs of #fosteryouth. Please #support our work.
#AHomeWithin #MentalHealth #FosterCare #FreePsychotherapy

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Volunteer with us!By providing a stable, healthy #relationship to a current or former #fosteryouth, you can help break t...
06/13/2018
VOLUNTEER

Volunteer with us!
By providing a stable, healthy #relationship to a current or former #fosteryouth, you can help break the cycle of chronic #loss.
#AHomeWithin #MentalHealth #FreePsychotherapy #FosterCareSystem

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06/12/2018
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These incredible young leaders are working every day to make a difference in the lives of other young people across the ...
06/11/2018
As National Foster Care Month Ends, Don’t Forget LGBTQ Youth | Human Rights Campaign

These incredible young leaders are working every day to make a difference in the lives of other young people across the U.S.
#AHomeWithin #MentalHealth #FreePsychotherapy #FosterCareSystem #FosterYouth

As National Foster Care Month comes to a close, we must reaffirm our commitment to advocating for LGBTQ young people who are among the more than 430,000 children and youth in care.

Have you ever been caught in a crisis or frightening situation that you didn’t see coming?#AHomeWithin #MentalHealth #Fr...
06/08/2018

Have you ever been caught in a crisis or frightening situation that you didn’t see coming?

#AHomeWithin #MentalHealth #FreePsychotherapy #FosterYouth #Fostersystem #FosterCare

When someone you know smiles at you, how does it feel? How does it feel when you smile at someone else?#AHomeWithin #Men...
06/01/2018

When someone you know smiles at you, how does it feel? How does it feel when you smile at someone else?

#AHomeWithin #MentalHealth #FreePsychotherapy
#FosterCare #FosterYouth #FosterSystem

A Home Within is the only national organization dedicated solely to meeting the emotional needs of foster youth.  We rec...
06/01/2018

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.

Address

1330 Broadway #300
Oakland, CA
94612

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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