Encourage, Equip, Educate, Engage,

Partner

 

Hope's Anchor, Inc. supports family and placement stability and is committed to improving the long-term outcomes for foster and adoptive children, youth and families in Yolo County by incorporating the five protective factors to encourage and equip Resource and Biological Families in the fight against adverse childhood experiences.  

Hope's Anchor, Inc. believes the church and community has a critical role in caring for vulnerable children, youth and families.  Hope's Anchor, Inc. desires to educate and engage the local church and community in service to these families.  

Hope's Anchor, Inc. partners, supports and collaborates with child welfare staff and it's partner agencies to further support and advocate for children and families served by the juvenile dependency system.  

Five Protective Factors

  1. Hope's Anchor, Inc. builds Parental Resiliency through encouragement and educating on self-care and the identification of caregiver fatigue and secondary trauma while providing post-approval and time of need training and support.

  2. Hope's Anchor, Inc. fosters Social Connections through a variety of peer and family support groups.

  3. Hope's Anchor, Inc. provides Concrete Support in Times of Need by maintaining and utilizing clothing, essential supply, and food pantry.

  4. Hope's Anchor, Inc. encourages Knowlege of Parenting and Child Development by educating families on children's developmental ages and stages as well as age appropriate expectations and therapeutic parenting techniques for children and youth who have experienced trauma and/or abuse or neglect.  

  5. Hope's Anchor, Inc. supports Social and Emotional Competence of Children through close collaboration with area agencies such as Yolo County Child Welfare, Help Me Grow Yolo, Yolo CASA, and Feather River Area Chapter of BACA.  

Offering HOPE to ANCHOR families as they navigate foster care and adoption.

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