Forestdale has been a part of the community for over 166 years, serving families in deep need of compassion and justice. We condemn the senseless killing of people of color and the systemic inequalities that maintain the status quo. We have seen first-hand the intergenerational impact of racism and intolerance on the families we serve. Only with intense introspection, work, and understanding can these patterns be broken. Only when we have real justice and equality will the deep scars of trauma be healed – scars that have damaged men, women, and children since before our country’s founding. We continue to fulfill our mission of ensuring that children & families have the fundamental assets needed to thrive. Forestdale remains committed to a more equitable present and future for all.

Ensuring that children and families learn, love and laugh
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Ensuring that children and families learn, love and laugh
Percentage of youth from Strong Futures received intensive Life Coaching
Families stay together, play together. 400 receiving health services on-site at Forestdale.
Percent engagement increase over 4 years in our Preventive Services

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Forestdale’s mission is to ensure children have the fundamental assets they need to thrive: a safe and loving home, education and career opportunity, and health literacy.

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