Who Our Members Are

The Alliance for Strong Families and Communities represents more than 450 member organizations across the United States and Canada, including:

  • Human Service and Community-Building Organizations. Private, nonprofit human service organizations, settlement houses, and community centers that work with children, families, neighborhoods, and communities. This includes both religiously affiliated and secular organizations.
  • Associations and Federations. State or regional councils, federations, and associations that primarily represent private, nonprofit organizations working with children, families, and communities.

Members of the Alliance share a common vision of creating a healthy society and strong communities for all children, adults, and families. 

Alliance members provide an array of programs and services, including:

  • Domestic abuse counseling and shelters
  • International and domestic adoption
  • Foster care and aging-out-of-foster care services
  • Credit counseling and financial literacy services
  • Head Start and after-school programs
  • Older adult services
  • Employee wellness programs and service
  • Crisis management services
  • Teen pregnancy counseling and prevention
  • Sexual abuse counseling
  • Civic engagement programs and training
  • In-home health care services
  • Clinical research and training
  • Youth residential treatment

Members are based primarily in the United States, as well as in Canada, with some organizations also providing international services.


Alliance members represent a significant force in the nonprofit human service sector. Collectively, they:

  • Serve more than 4.6 million clients annually
  • Operate with a combined $6.3 billion budget
  • Employ approximately 138,300 full-time employees
  • Operate in 2,200 locations
  • Are governed by more than 8,600 board members
  • Benefit from the goodwill of roughly 200,000 volunteers
  • Receive generous support from approximately 296,000 individual donors

Contact the Alliance Member Relations Department for more information.

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