1976 -St. Andrew’s Residential home for boys was founded by an outreach group from St. Andrew’s Episcopal Church in Saratoga, California.  ​

1993 - S.T.A.R. Programs Inc. opended the Foster Family Agency

1996 - S.T.A.R. Programs Inc. opened the

Transitional Housing Placement Program               for youth age 16-18. ​​

2011 - S.T.A.R. Programs Inc. began Intensive       Treatment Foster Care.

2013 - S.T.A.R. Programs Inc. opened a Transitional Housing Placement Program Plus Foster Care (THP+FC) for young adults age 18-21. 

mission & vision

S.T.A.R. Programs is committed to providing a safe place for abused and neglected children.

Words of Wisdom from the Director

S.T.A.R. Programs

Stu Samuels

Important News

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Agency History

After forty years, I began to think maybe I've started to get this job, but then the the same thing happens...CHANGE. The only constant in this job is  CHANGE.


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