Who We Are

Who We Are

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At Adopt-A-Family, our mission is to strengthen families with children in their efforts to achieve stability and self-sufficiency by providing access to all-encompassing services. Since 1983, Adopt-A-Family has grown into the largest service provider for homeless families in Palm Beach County — providing access to services for more than 2,000 families with children per year.

Our core services include:

  • Physical housing for literally homeless families
  • Homeless prevention and financial assistance for families who are at risk of homelessness
  • Affordable housing for low-income working families in Palm Beach County
  • Quality afterschool programming for formerly homeless and low-income students from the Lake Worth community

All Adopt-A-Family core programs provide ample support services that includes case management, budgeting assistance, mental health counseling, and referrals to ancillary resources provided by collaborative partners.

To learn more about our programming, please visit the What We Do section.

Adopt-A-Family (AAF) is thoroughly committed to maintaining a standard of excellence in nonprofit management and fiscal accountability. This October, we were awarded an ELITE 10th consecutive four-star (out of four) rating by Charity Navigator, a distinction earned by less than 1% of charities rated nationally. This rating indicates that AAF adheres to good governance and other best practices that ensure the agency mission is executed in a fiscally responsible manner.

Perhaps most importantly, Adopt-A-Family has held true to its vision of being a leader in “helping families help themselves.”