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Teen Connections Group

Creating A Safe & Connected Space For Teens Who Have Experienced Foster Care Or Adoption

We invite teens, ages 12-18, to join us for our monthly meet-up group in the east side of Pittsburgh.

The Teen Connections Program has been developed to create a safe space for teens who have experienced foster care or adoption to have a connected space with other teens with shared life experiences. This includes topics such as experiencing loss, balancing having two families, transracial families, a sense of belonging, and experiencing trauma. Teens will also have the opportunity to connect with adult mentors who have also experienced foster care or adoption. Teen Connections meets monthly with a variety of fun activities, good food, and a range of topics designed to help them explore and communicate their experiences and emotions.

If you have a youth who would be interested in joining this program, please reach out to us here.

If you are an adult (21+) who has experienced foster care or adoption and would be interested in becoming a mentor, please reach out to us here.

Back2School Program

Each August, we provide brand new, name brand tennis shoes, sweatshirts, school supplies & backpacks to more than 200 kids who are impacted by foster care or adoption.

To sponsor items or volunteer for this event, please reach out to

Thank you to all who donate or volunteer to help us provide such valuable resources in helping kids go back to school with dignity.

Family Support Weekend for Foster, Kinship & Adoptive Families

Each year, foster/adoptive/kinship families are invited to be a part of our Family Support Weekend. Families enjoy a weekend of rest, fun, activities, mental health supports, education and peer to peer support at Laurelville Retreat Center. We look forward to our next retreat weekend on July 5-7, 2024!

Excellent Hair Care

Black Hair Care Resources

It can be daunting when a black child comes into a white family in the area of hair care. If you say yes to a black child you must be 100% committed to ensuring that their hair and skin are given utmost care and attention.

Angel Tree Holiday Gift Program

Our next Angel Tree gift drive will open in November 2024.

You can help us provide a special holiday wish for more than 200 kids who are impacted by foster care or adoption!

If you, your employer or social group would like to be a group donor, please reach out to

Annual Bag Drive

Our inaugural program which provides kids who have to move homes without warning receive a bag of new belongings to help provide both practical and comfort supports.

Learn More About FLP

Learn More About FLP & its Community Impact

Check out our selection of videos to learn more about the impact of Foster Love Project and how you can get involved in our mission to empower kids and families who are experiencing foster care!