S.T.A.R. Programs

Our ProGrams

Provisional member


for the Future

S.T.A.R. Programs is committed to providing a safe place for abused and neglected children and helping to rebuild and strengthen their families by providing a continuum of care including counseling, life skills, educational, and recreational services.

  • Be patient
  • Give them options
  • Empower them
  • Remember important events

Reach Out

Work with members in our community to make a difference in the lives of youth



S.T.A.R. Programs is a nonprofit agency that provides residential care and counseling services to youth in group homes and foster families. 

Do you want to make a positive change in your neighborhood? Do you want to make a difference in the life of a youth?

Join the S.T.A.R. family and become a resource parent!

​Click here for more information.


inspiration Alive

  • Group Homes

S.T.A.R. operates two level 12 groups homes.

Our Mission

S.T.A.R. Programs is aN equal opportunity employer. 

Ways to Make a Difference in an Adolescents Life

Upcoming Events

Would you like to help give foster youth a memorable holiday season?

We are Thankful for our community Supporters:

Join Us

Are you looking for a career in social work, criminal justice, sociology, or counseling?Join us in making a difference in the life of foster youth while earning experience toward your professional goals.

  • Transitional Housing

S.T.A.R. operates two transitional housing programs for youth and young adults age 16-21.

​​For 42 years, St. Andrew's Residential Programs for Youth, Inc. (S.T.A.R. Programs) in San Jose, CA has been committed to providing a home for youth in the foster care and juvenile justice system. 

We are currently seeking donations!

Click here to donate.

  • Foster Family Agency

S.T.A.R. is currently recruiting loving families for our youth. If you are interested in becoming a foster parents please do not hesitate to contact us!

  • Listen
  • Be flexible
  • Make yourself available
  • Praise them