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​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​Every Family Deserves the Chance to Stay Together

When a family is in crisis, the children often suffer the most. That’s why every family — regardless of how deep the trouble or the nature of its cause — deserves a chance to be saved. Boys Town reaches out to help these troubled families, ​lifting them up, helping heal their ​wounds and putting them on the path to a brighter future. We do this with the goal of keeping them together, whenever possible.

A familyBoys Town heals families through a variety of programs, including the following:

  • In-Home Family Services
    We help teach families not only how to handle issues after they arise but also how to prevent them from becoming more disruptive, while they remain in their home.
  • Foster Family Services
    Foster parents, trained and supported by Boys Town, open their homes to children who need a safe place to live. Become a foster parent.
  • Common Sense Parenting®
    The proactive skills and techniques taught in this program help parents create healthy family ​relationships that foster safety and well-being at home, in school and in the community. Find a class near you.
  • Boys Town Parenting Resources
    Boys Town parenting experts have a wealth of ​experience in a broad variety of parenting subjects. This information, backed by research and proven in real-world situations, is available for free in the parenting section of this website.
  • Boys Town National Hotline
    Available 24/7, 365 days a year, the Boys Town National Hotline is staffed by trained counselors who can give advice and find help for a wide range of issues, from addiction and suicidal thoughts to adolescent defiance and other issues. You can be reach the hotline toll-free at 800-448-3000.

Boys Town Keeps Families Together

Boys Town helps families in a variety of ways — and ​the goal is always the same: keep ​families together whenever possible. Check out the videos below to see how Boys Town heals families in crisis.