Welcome to
New Foundations, Inc.

"A New Beginning for Children and Families"

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Purpose Statements

  • To serve both families and children in efforts of uniting with one another and to represent them in this process.
  • To foster bonding relationships between children and families.
  • To identify resources that will keep children and families together.
  • To identify and eliminate barriers that keep children and families apart.
  • To work together with county agencies to shorten the time children and families are involved in the child welfare system.
  • To include diversity, equity, and inclusion practices at the core of our daily work.
  • To build an inclusive workplace open to people with diverse backgrounds and experiences to better understand and service our children, families and communities.
  • To foster welcoming relationships with children and families that encourages diverse perspectives and builds equal partnerships in service planning.

New Foundations, Inc. is a public service, non-profit corporation with the objective to provide quality services to children and families. This is accomplished through the recruitment of quality foster families, the placement and supervision of children and our work with their biological families.

General Foster Care

NFI's General Foster and Kinship Care programs provide placement and supervision for children while ensuring that their safety, permanency and well-being goals are met while in out-of-home placement.

Treatment Foster Care / Specialized Behavioral Health

NFI's Treatment Foster Care (TFC) program provides comprehensive case management services for children ages 0-21 in out-of-home placement.


New Foundations, Inc. is committed to finding permanent homes for children by working closely with individuals who hope to create or complete their family through adoption.

Interstate Compact for the Placement of Children (ICPC)

NFI's ICPC program provides kinship placement and supervision to children who require out-of-home placement and whose birth families reside outside of the state of Pennsylvania.

Resource Home Care Services

New Foundations, Inc. provides Resource Home Care Services for children placed with the Community Umbrella Agencies (CUA) in Philadelphia.

Recruitment Services

New Foundations prides itself in the recruiting, screening, training, and certification of compassionate, highly qualified resource families to provide love, support and supervision to the children placed in their homes.

Diversity Resources

Visit our Diversity Resources page to find links and resources that outline NFI's efforts to raise awareness, encourage open and respectful dialogue and provide resources and education around Diversity, Inclusion and Equity.