The Wheel

Why reinvent the wheel or waste resources creating overlap or redundancy in services?

Below are links and resources to other established groups, agencies, and organizations doing incredible work.  Great minds from across the country and globe have created access to programming and aid that assists thousands.  Browse these groups to see if they have a solution to your need, or get inspired to contribute to their causes.

We are always looking to add resources, literature, and educational tools for a variety of issues.  At the Foundation for Sustainable Families we create innovative programs and services, but we also act as the bridge that connects people with essential services and causes.

Links We Love

Sustainable Family Services, LLC:
We provide wrap-around therapeutic services, for children and families dealing with foster care, adoption, behavior issues, trauma, autism, or families in crisis. Our comprehensive Therapeutic Family Center (Sustainable Family Center, @SusFamCenter) provides therapies, education, and resources to clients. Executing our animal-assisted therapies and emotional support programs are pets that have all been rescued from local shelters and are then fostered, trained, and certified by our specialists and volunteers. Eligible clients and families are then able to adopt these special pets.

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Brandon’s Forever Home: Dedicated to helping every child find their forever family!IMG_1564

 

 

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Personal Enrichment for Mental Health Services:
PEMHS is a private, non-profit behavioral health care organization located in Pinellas County, Florida.  Programs include a 24-hour suicide hotline, emergency screening and crisis intervention services, inpatient services for adults and children, residential services for children and community based programs.

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Guardian ad Litem/CASA: Be a Voice for a Child in Court.

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OnlineSchools.org
At OnlineSchools.org, we believe that learning is a lifelong endeavor. We strive to provide students interested in earning an online degree with the most accurate, comprehensive, and accessible information about accredited online schools at every education level to ensure that they select the best programs to meet their goal.

LGBTQ Student Guide  Online Bullying Guide

North American Council on Adoptable Children:  Adoption resources “… because every child deserves a permanent, loving, and culturally competent family”.

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Child Welfare League of America: “Together Making Children and Families a National Priority”.

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You Gotta Believe: You Gotta Believe is the only organization in the New York City Metro area that solely limits its practice to finding permanent parents and families for young adults, teens, and pre-teens in the foster care system.

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Jocelyn Pridemore, BSN, IBCLC, has been a Board Certified Lactation Consultant since 2001. She graduated from the University of South Florida’s College of Nursing.  Breastfeeding, Infants, Parenting.

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Tampa Urban Farming: Veteran owned and operated. We work with local residents, business owners, and organizations to help them grow their own food. Whether you want to feed your family the freshest organic produce possible or offer the same to your customers we have everything you need to start growing.

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Human Rights Campaign: Working for Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender Equal Rights.

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Do Something:  Encourages young people to create their own vision for making a difference in their community and provides them with the resources and support needed.

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Because of Ezra: Because of Ezra ‏Fighting kids cancer in Ezra’s name. He lived #800days – and we continue his fight!

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211 Tampa Bay Cares :  We connect people with resources.

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VolunTEEN Nation: Youth-led national non-profit engaging youth in service w/volunteer, intern & scholarship resources for youth-schools-nonprofits.

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One Simple Wish: On a mission to show the world how to brighten the lives of kids in fostercare one simple wish at a time.

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Together We Rise: A National Non-Profit dedicated to improving the lives of children in foster care. Funded & led by young people across America.

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Connected By 25:  These groups can be found nationally. Search for a CB25 group in your state or check out this one in Hillsborough County, FL.

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National Foster and Adoptive Parent Association:  Supporting foster, adoptive and kinship parents nationally. Local chapters of this organization can be found at the county and State level. Find your local affiliate today:

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The Spoon Foundation: SPOON Foundation seeks to improve the nutrition of orphaned, fostered, and adopted children so they can grow and thrive.

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Equality Florida: Securing full equality for Florida’s lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender community.

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Dave Thomas Foundation for Adoption:  Finding forever families for children in foster care.

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Foster Club: the national network for young people in foster care.

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Family Focus Adoption Services, NY:   Helping Families From the NYC Metro Area and Long Island Through The Capital District to Adopt.

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Child Welfare Information Gateway:

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Orphan Aid Africa: OrphanAid Africa helps families of children at risk of abandonment and gives them secure futures within their communities.  Our goal is to strengthen families and communities so they can care for their own children.  We work to keep families together, send children to school, keep mothers alive and protect children by transforming systems.

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Daniel Kids Foundation: Improving the Lives of Children and Families, From prevention to intervention, from foster care to adoption, we help children and families — and in doing so, strengthen our community at large.

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