Niños Latinos Unidos, Inc. (NLU) is a private non-profit organization that recruits and trains English, Spanish, Bilingual (English/Spanish) speaking resource parents, and places foster children and non-minor dependents in their homes, while monitoring their general welfare and attending to their many and varied bio-psychosocial needs, all under the guidance and supervision of the agency’s multi-disciplinary staff. NLU is also licensed to provide adoption services, and is currently assisting in the adoptions of children in placement in Los Angeles, Riverside, San Bernardino, and Orange counties.
Our Philosphy is that it takes a “village” in order for a foster child and non-minor dependent to be successful at meeting the goals in their individualized case plan. We believe that every individual involved with our foster child and non-minor dependent, no matter how big or small, can make a positive impact in helping them achieve their goal(s). To achieve this, we further strive to train our certified family homes, resource family homes, and agency staff in effective trauma informed services, culturally relevant services, child abuse identification prevention and treatment course, as well as personal rights pertaining to foster children and non-minor dependents.
Our Mission is to ensure and maintain, in partnership with County and State government entities, and surrounding communities, that every foster child and non-minor dependent placed within our agency grows up safe, physically and emotionally healthy, and lives in a stable home.
Our Vision is to become an agency providing the best quality of care to every foster child and non-minor dependent within each of our resource family homes. We will thrive to ensure that every foster child and non-minor dependent reach their goal(s) in order for them to feel healthy, safe, and accomplished but most importantly so that they gain permanency and stability.