in Foster Care

Agape for Youth doesn’t stop at providing a suitable home for children in foster care. Our team believes in growing families who have the skills and resources to thrive.

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Foster Care

Changing the World One Child at a Time

Children in foster care deserve families who are equipped to meet them where they’re at while encouraging them to reach their fullest potential. Foster families deserve support and guidance to grow their family well. Agape for Youth has a 32 year history of doing just that – providing the quality support needed to unite deserving children with loving, prepared parents.

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Daughter and father smiling

Family Support

Because families deserve a chance to stay together.

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Because reunification isn’t always an option.


Together, we grow families who are well equipped to thrive.

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2023 Stats


Children Reunified


Permanency Rate


Homes Licensed

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Bridges Program

A need for support doesn’t end on an 18th birthday.

Ohio’s Bridges Program exists to provide housing and other support services to eligible young adults between the ages of 18-21.


Ways to Help


Your support matters. Join us in our mission to grow families well by making a donation today.


We can’t do this without you. Whether you are qualified to tutor youth or can offer support for one of our annual events, your time and talents are both needed and appreciated.

Why Our Work Matters

I know the Founder, as a Teen I myself had some issues to work out and Steve was my Counselor and Big Brother. I am a very successful Business Man and Family Man. Thanks for your Support My Friend and what a Great Agency you have Founded.

Former Teen

Daniela was amazing! I really loved how no matter what issue it was or what day/time it was, she helped and listed!

Family Support Parent

A great parent coach 10/10 recommend to any parent needing help.

Family Support Parent

Our worker was a pleasure to work with. We are extremely happy with the knowledge and compassion that she showed towards our family. She feels like family, and we are truly going to miss her.

Family Support Parent

Staff at Agape really care for the community and the youth. I love Agape and all they have done for me and my family. I have become someone I can be proud of.

Former Parent

About Agape
for Youth

Agape has been serving families, youth, and each other with excellence for 32 years. Our team believes in the importance of not only finding suitable homes for foster children, but also growing families who are well prepared to reach their fullest potential.

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