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Safe Families

If you are interested in learning how to get started with Safe Families, feel free to contact our ministry lead, Jill Shannon, at safefamilies@gracenorthshore.org

Application forms for Host Families and Family Friends can be found at the bottom of the mission description below.

The Mission of safe families

Founded in Chicago in 2003, Safe Families for Children (Safe Families) is a volunteer movement that gives hope and support to families in distress. Located in 70 cities in the United States, United Kingdom, Canada, and other countries, Safe Families supports families during crises. We are motivated by compassion to keep children safe and out of foster care.

Safe Families hosts vulnerable children. Create extended-family–like supports for desperate families through a community of devoted volunteers who are motivated by faith to keep children safe and to reunite families.