Caring for our youth and families for over 40 years
TLC Child & Family Services is a non-profit organization that annually serves over 600 children, young adults and families in Northern California. TLC provides comprehensive quality foster care and adoption services, residentially-based services, special education services, transition age youth housing and counseling.
Our main campus is located outside of Sebastopol, CA on seven acres of rural property complete with an apple orchard. On this site, we employ over 100 staff members who have an extensive background in social work, special education, counseling and child development. We provide comprehensive services to six Northern California counties including Sonoma, Napa, Mendocino, Marin, Solano and Lake.
Providing healthy, healing environments and experiences for foster and other youth and their families, in which their differences are leveraged, valued, and celebrated
Excellence, Integrity, Transparency, Collaboration, Equity
TLC is committed to inviting, fostering, supporting, and affirming cultural diversity in all of its clients. We strive to eradicate prejudice and develop greater appreciation of multicultural diversity in our programs and thus in our staff and clients. We aim for a heightened awareness, sensitivity, and valuing of human differences. All programs and practices shall be endeavored to create an environment in which cultural, religious, ethnic, social, gender identity and expression, sexual orientation and physical differences are valued.
Susan Fette, MFT
Chief of Finance and Administration
Hector Matias, MSW
Karen Bergman, LCSW
Senior Director, Treatment & Services
Liz Jimenez, LCSW
Senior Director of Foster Care Programs
Human Resources Manager
Shelby Means, MSW
Director of Transition Age Youth Housing Program
Chair: Troy Niday
Secretary: Rose Zoia
Treasurer: Carli Mosbacher
Board Member: Carson Amiral
Board Member: Emily DeBacker
Board Member: Kaitlyn Findley-Thorn
Board Member: Scott Prichard
Board Member: Mark Swedlund