Our mission is to help children of color in foster care reach their fullest potential.

We provide culturally responsive therapeutic foster care and residential care services. Our resources focus on improving their academic, cultural, and social engagement skills.

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Youth Unlimited Inc programs continue to support our therapeutic foster homes and certify foster parents through some modified remote services.

Many of our children and families are from communities disproportionately affected by COVID-19, and we are committed to continuing to serve our community members.

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We are an organization committed to providing culturally responsive therapeutic foster care and advocacy services. We’re an organization embedded in our own community. We’ve tirelessly served children and families in communities of color across decades.


Children of color in the foster care system have difficulty with feeling a sense of belonging. They’re left feeling angry and isolated. sometimes even asking themselves, why them? At Youth Unlimited Inc, we're changing this.

connection, stability, and support

We’re committed to giving our children a fresh start. We understand that our children want to feel safe and connected to folks they believe understands them. We strongly believe that our children deserve to feel cared for in a safe and stable home. Our goal is to ensure our children experience investment from and a connection to their larger community.

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Youth Unlimited Inc is the only African American led foster care agency in Oregon. We're committed to growing our community of African American foster homes and foster homes of color to serve children of color experiencing foster care.

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Become a foster parent


Complete a foster parent application and pass a background check


Complete 30 hours of foster parent training

get certified

Complete comprehensive home study and become a YUI certified foster home

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