Annual foster
Alumni Retreat

A national young adult retreat for aged out foster youth



Our Mission

To provide foster youth, current & alumni, every opportunity to live and lead thriving, successful lives.

Our Goal

As foster alumni, we know a permanent sense of community is a necessary aspect of living well. We want to establish a yearly retreat so young adults from the child welfare system have a community of support.

For us. By us.

Get to Know Us

What we’ve done

  • Engaged with local and national organizations for recruitment of forever families and mentors, and to provide key services and support
  • Incorporated youth voice from lived experience
  • Launched #ALLINforWaitingKids national media

What we’re doing

  • Cultivating safe and thriving collaborations be-tween foster alumni, the faith community and child welfare systems
  • Fostering peer-to-peer mentorships
  • Creating proactive solutions for permanency
  • Securing forever families for foster youth
  • Strengthening families with wrap-around support and services

Foster Alumni


is a special getaway for young adults with lived experience to. .


How You Can Help

Every $1,000 gift will sponsor a young adult at the

Annual Foster Alumni Retreat 2021.

Help us create a vital community of support!

Foster Alumni



  • A breather from life’s daily stressors
  • A sense of self and community
  • Inspiration to further our mission

Retreat Activities

BBQ & s’mores
fishing & hunting
mountain hiking
relax & repair (spa)
well-being activities
spiritual rejuvenation
2022 retreat planning

CityServe is a collaborative network of churches and community leaders connected to bring help and hope to families and individuals in need. CityServe trains, equips and mobilizes the local church to fulfill its God-given mission to serve its neighbors with tangi-ble goods and proven solutions to struggling families, the fatherless, homeless, jobless, addicted and much more.

Contact Us


3201 F St
Bakersfield, CA 93301