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For 30 years, we’ve connected individuals currently or previously in foster care with dedicated volunteer therapists, empowering both to thrive.

Celebrating 30 Years of Building A Home Within!

2024 is A Home Within’s 30th Anniversary! Throughout the year we’re celebrating the strength that comes from our extraordinary history, and enlisting our community in building the future.

Become a volunteer therapist and join our community of commitment.

If you’re a therapist and can offer one free hour of therapy each week to an individual with experience in foster care, we invite you to join the A Home Within community! Volunteers gain access to ongoing virtual clinical consultation, continuing education, and a variety of individualized professional development opportunities.

It is one of the most rewarding experiences of my clinical career, and now, more than ever, the best antidote to helplessness in the face of social injustice I have found.

– A Home Within Volunteer

I am so thankful for this amazing program that has, and does, change my life. My therapist says what we don’t treat we repeat, I’m not repeating any of these cycles.

– A Home Within Client

Become a client and receive support for as long as it takes.

We provide open-ended, individual psychotherapy—free of charge—to current and former foster youth. If you’ve experienced foster care and are interested in receiving one free hour of therapy each week from an A Home Within-affiliated therapist, we encourage you to learn more about our network and services.

At a Glance

16,000 hours of free therapy provided each year.
Over 600,000 youth in foster care nationwide need access to mental healthcare.
Over 500 therapists in 20 chapters across 10 states.