There are many ways you can help SFCASA's vital work advocating for and protecting San Francisco's foster youth. All you need is a little time to make a difference. Here's what you can do if you have...


30 seconds: Get Connected


1 minute: Spread the Word

  • Learn the facts about foster care by visiting our blog.
  • Share posts directly to your social media channels. 
  • Share this KALW story about an SFCASA volunteer-youth relationship.


5 minuteS: Make a Donation

  • Visit our donation page to make a secure gift with a credit card or checking account.
  • You can also send a check or cash gift to our offices, located at 2535 Mission Street in San Francisco. 


10 minutes: Explore Other Giving Options


45 minutes: Donate Goods

  • The youth we serve benefit from tickets to events, specially selected gifts, gift cards, and other in-kind donations, particularly around the holidays. Contact our program assistant if you are able to donate items.
  • Donate used items to Community Thrift (623 Valencia) in the Mission and SFCASA will benefit! Tell them you're supporting SFCASA, organization #128, when dropping off items. We'll receive the proceeds.


1 hour: Attend an Info Session


3-5 hours: Attend an Event


more time: Advocate for Foster Youth or Become a Foster Parent

  • If you have even more time to spare, please consider becoming an advocate. Learn more about getting involved with our program here.
  • Learn about Fostering or Adopting a child at