Since 1999, we have have led the effort in improving policy and programming for child welfare entities across the United States and internationally through integration of the Alumni of foster care voice, as we are also Alumni of the foster care system.

 

Our Mission

To create an influential network of alumni of the foster care system that will support the growth of other alumni and transitioning foster youth and serve as a mentoring collective to youth transitioning out of the foster care system. FCN works to improve services for and economically strengthen transitioning foster youth and adult alumni of the foster care system by providing consulting services to agencies and organizations working with them and providing personal and professional development information, resources and incubator services to alumni/adoptees of foster care.

CORE COMPETENCIES:

  • Grant-writing and Resource Development

  • Program and Organizational Development (Start Up and Implementation)

  • Branding/Marketing Development

  • Board Development

  • Youth and Young Adult Engagement

  • Child Welfare Advocacy

  • Strategic Planning (Program and Organization)

  • Child Welfare Training, Policy and Legislation