St. Andrew’s Residential Programs for Youth (S.T.A.R. Programs) was established in 1976 in collaboration of St. Andrew’s Church in Saratoga, CA. S.T.A.R. is a non-profit agency that provides residential care to youth and young adults in foster care and juvenile justice system through services in transitional housing and foster homes. Every year thousands of children are unable to be cared for by their family and are in need of a trauma informed environment. 

S.T.A.R. Programs is provisional members of the California Alliance for Child and Family Services. We are also published in

 All Children - All Families 2019 report, “Celebrating Everyday Change-Makers in Child Welfare" -  https://www.hrc.org/resources/celebrating-everyday-change-makers-in-child-welfare 

About Us


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S.T.A.R. Foster Family Agency welcomes prospective resource families from all backgrounds. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, color, creed, national origin, gender identity, sexual orientation, gender expression, disability, age, religion, marital status or domestic partnership status. Serving a diverse group of youth, our agency values multicultural and multiracial families, lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and queer families, single-parent families, and all other families, couples and singles that can provide a caring home environment.   


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S.T.A.R. Programs Inc.

811 Sherman Oaks Drive, San Jose, California 95128, United States

Phone: (669) 230-4015 Fax: (669) 230-5969


Monday - Friday: 10am - 3pm

Saturday - Sunday: Closed

About Us

We are a 501 (c)(3) non-profit organization. 

Our federal tax id is: 23-7433396