Our Impact

Kindred Connections Mission Statement: Kindred Connections is the Church walking beside families in crisis, to give families Hope and keep children safe.

Kindred Connections’ impact in Central Oregon during the 2017 – 2018 fiscal year includes 29 children hosted, 33% were 13-18 years old and 60 volunteers supporting Families in Need (FIN’s)

What is Kindred Connections?

Kindred Connections is a team of allies who rally around families in crisis. Participating area churches mobilize volunteers who build relationships with families in times of hardship, and who open their homes to care for children while their parents cannot.

Who Guides Kindred Connections?

Kindred Connections is a program of J Bar J youth services, who provides home studies, insurance, and supervision for Kindred Connections hosting placements and mentoring relationships.

Kindred Connections Objectives:

Family Support and Stabilization: Kindred Connections volunteers provide extended family relationships to families in need who are without support.