Bethany Christian Services is a nonprofit whose Central Florida office is located in Winter Garden, FL in Orange County in the greater Orlando area. The organization began in 1944 as the dream of two young women having a desire to establish a Christian residence for homeless children in Grand Rapids, Michigan. From this humble beginning, Bethany evolved into the national social service agency it is today. Bethany’s primary goal is to provide professionally excellent social services that protect and enhance the lives of children, young people, and their families.
Today, Bethany consists of a nationwide network of 115 office locations in 36 states. Worldwide, Bethany offers services on 4 continents and in 15 countries. Bethany is currently impacting over 100,000 children and families globally annually. As a leading provider of children’s social services, Bethany strives to make a difference in the lives of children through domestic adoption, international adoption, birth parent counseling, child protection and education, and specialized therapy for pre- and post-adoptive parents.