Children and their families
since 1996 in New Haven


children to become
community-minded citizens


positive social values


families one child at a time

Our Beginning

Young boy with adult teacher - The ‘r kids Family Center is a licensed child placing agency through the state of CT.

We were founded in New Haven, Connecticut in 1996 by a grassroots group of concerned community professionals, foster and adoptive parents. The ‘r kids Family Center is a licensed child placing agency through the state of… read more

Our Programs

Young boy hugging parents. The ‘r kids Family Center provides specialized, quality services to children and families in transition.

The ’r kids Family Center is licensed by the state of Connecticut, Department of Children and Families and offers a full range of adoption services, including home study and license approval for both domestic and international adoptions... read more

Our Community

Fence artwork depicting family, hearts and flowers in beautiful hues.

Anchored in the best interests of each child and respect that promotes reflection and responsibility, the holistic approach of 'r kids reflects that, while children are the primary focus, the enduring needs of the entire family are essential to... read more

'r kids "Raises the Roof"

Our new facilities will open this Spring 2021. We will then be able to provide more specialized, quality services for our most vulnerable children and families.