A Home Within changes lives.


Starting with yours. Whether you are a current or former foster youth, a foster caregiver or a licensed therapist, if you're committed to helping create stable, caring connections for yourself or those who need your help, A Home Within is here for you.


  • therapy for foster kids
    A Home Within is a national network of volunteer mental health professionals who provide for the emotional needs of foster children. We operate 47 chapters in 22 states, with each chapter's therapists supported locally by a Clinical Director and Consultation Group Leader. Click here to find a Local Chapter near you.
  • Therapists for foster kids
    A Home Within is the only national organization focused exclusively on meeting the emotional needs of foster youth.
    We match current and former foster kids with licensed volunteer therapists who provide weekly pro-bono therapy.

  • Volunteer for A Home Within
    If you are a licensed therapist interested in helping foster youth, you’ve come to the right place. Call, email, or request an application on the 'Volunteer' page.

    You don’t have to be a therapist to be part of A Home Within. We value and appreciate donations of time, money, and expertise.
  • Get therapy
    If you are in foster care, or if you ever were, A Home Within is here to help with your emotional needs.

    And this is the place to get started. Click here to refer a foster child/youth, or contact us by phone or email:


In the Spotlight

  • We Did It! We Did It!

    Treating Trauma: Relationship-Based Psychotherapy with Children, Adolescents, and Young Adults is here and waiting for you to pick it up and be amazed by the work done both by A Home Within clinicians and their clients. Twelve of our clinicians have contributed to a volume that includes nine case studies highlighting the impact of trauma on the lives of young people who spend time in the foster care system. Click above for more information!

  • Seeking Therapists Seeking Therapists

    We recruit qualified therapists who volunteer to see one foster child, teen, or young adult in weekly pro-bono therapy - for 'as long as it takes.' If you are a therapist interested in helping this group, we’d love to match you with a child, teen, or young adult in need.