Youth and Family Alternatives Wins Non-Profit of the Year Award


On June 8, 2017, Tampa Bay Business Journal announced that Youth and Family Alternatives (YFA) was awarded non-profit of the year in the Family Services category. YFA was selected from six other finalists in the Family Services category.

Youth and Family Alternatives was recognized for its excellence in Family Services to families and children in 11 counties through the Tampa Bay area. YFA’s dedicated employees are committed to working in a collaborative partnership with families and communities to establish and maintain a nurturing and safe environment for children.

For the past 47 years, YFA has helped an annual average of 10,500 children and families in the Tampa Bay and Central Florida area. YFA plans to continue offering leadership, expertise, and specialized services to the children and families for many years to come.
“We are so pleased and grateful to be recognized for the work our dedicated staff does day after day to support the children and families we serve. It is my hope this recognition will lead to additional resources of time, talent, and treasure, to aid us in our work to provide a safe haven to these children and teens with nowhere else to go.“ – Don Anderson, Vice President of Strategy and Development

To see how you can become a volunteer or donor to help YFA’s efforts in the community, contact Don Anderson at or at (727)-843-1917. For more info, visit

Mark Phillips