Kids need families.

Your community has those families.

Second Nurture partners with communities like yours to prioritize foster care and adoption.

We help you explore, pursue and thrive in fostering and adoption by mobilizing your community to support you every step of the way.

Even if you've just started thinking about fostering, feel free to join a cohort or online event.

RSVP To Our Events

  • IKAR Cohort Gathering
    May 16, 10:00 AM – 12:00 PM PDT
    Zoom (link provided with RSVP)
    Discussion and support for cohort members as well as newcomers who are considering short or long-term fostering and/or adopting from LA County Foster Care.
  • Nefesh Cohort Gathering
    May 23, 10:00 AM – 12:00 PM PDT
    Zoom (link provided with RSVP)
    Discussion and support for cohort members as well as newcomers who are considering short or long-term fostering and/or adopting from LA County Foster Care.
  • Wilshire Boulevard Temple Cohort Gathering
    Jun 03, 8:00 PM – 10:00 PM PDT
    Web
    Discussion and support for cohort members as well as newcomers who are considering short or long-term fostering and/or adopting from LA County Foster Care.
  • 2N Text Study for Rosh Hodesh Tammuz
    Jun 09, 7:15 PM – 8:00 PM PDT
    Rosh Hodesh Zoom Discussion
    45-minute text-based discussion on how the month of Tammuz shines light on kids in foster care—and on the potential of Jewish communities to encourage fostering and adoption among their memberships
  • Nefesh Cohort Gathering
    Jun 13, 10:00 AM – 12:00 PM PDT
    Zoom (link provided with RSVP)
    Discussion and support for cohort members as well as newcomers who are considering short or long-term fostering and/or adopting from LA County Foster Care
  • IKAR Cohort Gathering
    Jun 20, 10:00 AM – 12:00 PM PDT
    Zoom (link provided with RSVP)
    Discussion and support for cohort members as well as newcomers who are considering short or long-term fostering and/or adopting from LA County Foster Care.
  • Wilshire Boulevard Temple Cohort Gathering
    Jul 01, 8:00 PM – 10:00 PM PDT
    Web
    Discussion and support for cohort members as well as newcomers who are considering short or long-term fostering and/or adopting from LA County Foster Care.
  • 2N Text Study for Rosh Hodesh Av
    Jul 08, 7:15 PM – 8:00 PM PDT
    Rosh Hodesh Zoom Discussion
    45-minute text-based discussion on how the month of Av shines light on kids in foster care—and on the potential of Jewish communities to encourage fostering and adoption among their memberships
  • Nefesh Cohort Gathering
    Jul 11, 10:00 AM – 12:00 PM PDT
    Zoom (link provided with RSVP)
    Discussion and support for cohort members as well as newcomers who are considering short or long-term fostering and/or adopting from LA County Foster Care.
  • IKAR Cohort Gathering
    Jul 18, 10:00 AM – 12:00 PM PDT
    Zoom (link provided with RSVP)
    Discussion and support for cohort members as well as newcomers who are considering short or long-term fostering and/or adopting from LA County Foster Care.
  • Wilshire Boulevard Temple Cohort Gathering
    Aug 05, 8:00 PM – 10:00 PM PDT
    Web
    Discussion and support for cohort members as well as newcomers who are considering short or long-term fostering and/or adopting from LA County Foster Care.
  • Nefesh Cohort Gathering
    Aug 08, 10:00 AM – 12:00 PM PDT
    Zoom (link provided with RSVP)
    Discussion and support for cohort members as well as newcomers who are considering short or long-term fostering and/or adopting from LA County Foster Care.
  • 2N Text Study for Rosh Hodesh Elul
    Aug 08, 7:15 PM – 8:00 PM PDT
    Rosh Hodesh Zoom Discussion
    45-minute text-based discussion on how the month of Elul shines light on kids in foster care—and on the potential of Jewish communities to encourage fostering and adoption among their memberships
  • IKAR Cohort Gathering
    Aug 15, 10:00 AM – 12:00 PM PDT
    Zoom (link provided with RSVP)
    Discussion and support for cohort members as well as newcomers who are considering short or long-term fostering and/or adopting from LA County Foster Care.

30% of American adults have considered welcoming kids from foster care into their loving families. If merely half a percent of those who consider fostering or adopting from foster care actually do it, we could get every kid into a family.

Second Nurture closes the gap between consideration and action.

Kids from foster care, in their own words, on the importance of family. (Three-minute video from our partners at the Dave Thomas Foundation for Adoption)

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