Goal: Families for
200 Foster Youth!

Make the last 10 days of 2013 count and take the 10x10 challenge!  

FLO has set the goal of educating enough families for another 200 foster youth, and we need your help to make that happen.

Are you up to the challenge?

How can you help?

There are approximately 400,000 youth in foster care in the United States. A disproportionate number are LGBT&Q youth. Failed by their families and invisibility within the system, meet seven LGBT&Q foster youth as they share their personal stories.

In The Life Media

P.R.I.D.E. Training

P.R.I.D.E. Training (sometimes called The Foster Parent & Adoptive Parent Preparation Course) is required for adopting a child or children currently in the Washington State foster care system.

Find trainings in your area:

Washington P.R.I.D.E Training is a FLO network website

Helping Pre & Post
Adoptive Families

  • Find the right adoption & foster agency
  • Overcoming problems in the process
  • Obtain Referrals & Training
  • Receiving Counseling & Support

Families Like Ours’ mission is to overcome barriers for traditional and non-traditional families wishing to foster or adopt children of all ages and backgrounds. As an independent advocate for youth and families, we strive to overcome these barriers, to ensure that each child or family has the right to their individuality and the right to a supportive, permanent family.

Making a

92% of contributions are used to provide direct and indirect services to pre and post adoptive, foster families, and at-risk youth.

Support Families Like Ours:


  • Help a Child find a Family
  • Foster Care's Invisible Youth
  • Upcoming WA State P.R.I.D.E., CPR & Other Trainings
  • Families Like Ours' Support for Pre & Post Adoptive Families
  • Help Make a Difference by Volunteering or Donating to FLO
  • FLO Founder David Wing-Kovarik Featured on CNN Heroes