Buckner Children and Family Services,Inc. reflects Buckner’s response to children and families in need through a global humanitarian aid program; volunteer missions opportunities; community enrichment and prevention programs; an international network of residential, foster care and transitional housing services; domestic and international adoption; and support programs for children living in orphanages in other countries.
The Buckner Family Place model devotes itself to protecting children, promoting independence and building strong families through Christ-centered values. Since 1997, Family Place programs have served more than 550 singleparent families. Family Place, a family-centered program, provides safe and affordable housing, quality childcare, parent education, life skills and financial literacy training, and individual and group supportive counseling,while parents attend college full time.
Buckner Family Place Lufkin offers a safe and affordable residential living with an on-site childcare center. Through college education and other comprehensive services and support, Buckner meets the basic educational, emotional,spiritual, and physical needs of each child and family. Furthermore, Buckner Family Place promotes protective factors that ensure the well-being of children and families while encouraging them to reach their highest potential.