Bring Joy & Hope to a Foster Youth this Holiday Season!
Many foster youth lack proper resources for school and struggle with staying focused on education when transitioning between homes or out of care. This holiday season, you can choose a gift from our Holiday Gift Catalog to help a foster youth whenever and wherever needed …
Join us for our Fourth Annual United Friends NextGen Trivia Event!
Sunday, June 4, 2023
2807 Main St, Santa Monica, CA 90405
Foster the Conversation
Tuesday, May 23, 2023
It’s National Foster Care Awareness Month!
We are excited to invite you to our panel event on Tuesday, May 23rd, at 4 pm. Our panelists hold a wealth of experience and insight and include one of our Program Managers, former foster youth, and alumni.
A Night of Achievements: Honoring the UFC Graduating Class
Did you know that less than half of Los Angeles County foster youth graduate from high school, and only a tiny fraction earn a college degree? At United Friends of the Children, we’re proud to have beaten these statistics: 90% of our seniors graduate high …
College with Care is an initiative that supports foster youth transitioning into higher education to ensure academic success. College can be a stressful time for many, but especially for foster youth who experience instability, financial burdens, and a lack of support and guidance from parents. This year, we aim to address the regrettable results of …
Foster the Conversation: Continuing Care into College
Tuesday, May 24, 2022
It’s National Foster Care Awareness month!
Join us on Tuesday, May 24th at 4 pm for an informative conversation as panelists from Twinspire, California Youth Connection, and United Friends discuss the challenges foster youth face as they approach emancipation at …