A Home Within | Foster Care Psychological Services
Connecting foster youth and pro-bono therapists in relationship-based psychotherapy for trauma and development issues common to foster kids.
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We provide open-ended individual psychotherapy to current and former foster youth, free of charge.

We offer tools to facilitate trauma-informed care for those working with vulnerable youth.

We educate clinicians in Relationship Based Therapy.

We train other adults – caseworkers, agency staff, CASAs, attorneys, teachers, and others — about the impact of complex trauma and chronic loss.

A Home Within is here for you.

About A Home Within

Who We Are

A Home Within is the only national organization dedicated solely to meeting the emotional needs of foster youth.


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.

Education & Support

We support caregivers, staff, and volunteers working with foster youth by providing online trainings & innovative tools.

Our Stories

When your most basic sense of self is in question it’s as if your whole life has an asterisk next to it.


Number of Foster Kids in the United States on any given day


Annual direct cost of child abuse & neglect in United States per year


Average # of months a child waits to be adopted

What We Offer

Tools: Decks of Conversation Cards

Conversation Cards support those working with traumatized children, youth, and young adults.

Online Trainings on Trauma Informed Care provides many online trainings.

Clinical Chapters for A Home Within Therapists

Networks of qualified professionals offer open-ended pro bono psychotherapy.

Therapy Services for Foster Youth