Our Mission

We exist to support people in under served communities by providing access to resources and services that empower individuals and families in being whole and making choices that work for their specific needs.

Little girl from a plural community and her baby brother sitting with their back to the camera. Little girl's arms are around her baby brother
Loving Girl and Baby Brother

Sitting together as a family, this little girl and her baby brother are enjoying the winter sunshine

Our Impact This Year

  • Cultural Competence Trainings

    20

  • Volunteer Hours

    1196

  • Services Provided

    1754

  • Housing Services Provided

    182

News & Notes

No matter how old you are, what your musical taste is or whether or not you can read a note, there's never a wrong time to learn how to play an instrument.

So, do you want to embrace social networking to have a positive influence on the world? Here are some ideas for how to use social media to make a difference.

With more than 440,000 youth in foster care, there are plenty of ways to make a difference during this month. Here are ideas for how to support National Foster Care Month.

  • After being forced to separate from my family, I was in a very broken condition. I had many contacts in many areas, but was drawn to Cherish Families. They reached out to me; stabilizing my life. They gave me hope and encouragement to engage life again. I felt comfortable with their unbiased service and understanding for my culture and faith.
    After one and a half years of separation and no communication with my family, I was informed that my wife had suffered a massive stroke. She was on full life support and her family was considering “pulling the plug.” The hospital was told that I had divorced my wife and refused to give me any information. I reached to Cherish Families and their network of volunteers; the “information” was corrected. I was able to reunite with my wife and take charge of her care. I was in frequent contact with Cherish Families and received coaching/mentoring from several volunteers.
    I am grateful for the stability, support, education, mentoring and encouragement that I have received through Cherish Families. You have made a profound difference in my life and the lives of my family.

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