With more than a century of experience, Children’s Bureau is a trusted nonprofit leader in strengthening vulnerable children, their parents and the communities in which they live. We thrive on innovation, thinking differently and bringing life-changing moments to those in need.
The foster-adoption journey of the Biener Marquardt family not only spans many years, but many miles, as well. The couple embarked on their journey in Chicago with hopes of adopting an infant, but it wasn’t until they relocated to Los Angeles and found Children’s Bureau that they were able to realize their dreams of becoming resource parents. Read the......Read More
Diana had been a victim of domestic violence and was struggling with addiction when she was referred to the Children’s Bureau Family Stabilization Program. She entered rehab during this time and, once completing the program, she and her two teenaged children entered a domestic violence shelter where they stayed for two months receiving counseling services. When Diana and her......Read More
Danielle has two children, ages two and seven, with special needs and the family was experiencing several major losses: the loss of Danielle’s father, the loss of two family pets and Danielle’s husband separating from her while her father was in hospice. When the family came to Children’s Bureau, Danielle and her mother were still processing the events that......Read More
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Learn how Children’s Bureau helped 40,000 children and their families in 2018. Read success stories from families whose lives have been changed by their experiences at Children’s Bureau. Proudly, 87% of funding goes directly toward programs and services that provide vulnerable children and their parents with the tools, resources and support they need to thrive and succeed.
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