Please email Jayme Green if you have an inquiry about reimbursement for a
paid in full membership for the former Sarasota Family YMCA.



Over 1400 children in Sarasota, Manatee, and Desoto counties are not able to remain safely in their homes.

Lack of foster homes means placing babies in shelters and separating brothers and sisters.

 Foster parents are local heroes, making a difference every day. 

"I am not afraid to grieve. I am afraid of what will happen to these children if no one took the risk to love them” – Foster Parent

To learn more about adoption go to our adoption page.

The Safe Children Coalition, Inc (SCC) serves as the Lead Agency for Community Based Care for Sarasota, Manatee and DeSoto counties. Safe Children Coalition is a collaboration between local community agencies who provide child welfare services for dependent children who have been abused, neglected or abandoned. Child protection services provided include case management, foster care, independent living and adoptions.

Foster Parenting & Adoption Information 866-661-5656