Mission Statement

The Custody Project is a charitable, tax-exempt, nonprofit 501(c)(3) organization. Its mission is

to promote the general welfare, both directly and indirectly, of women and their children as a unit as related to care, custody, and visitation issues.

Assisting some of the most destitute and forgotten of mothers and children, we are proud to have you as a compassionate partner, supporting the programs, services and activities of The Custody Project, including:

  • Heart to Heart, assisting qualified mothers with care, custody, and visitation expenses, including reference, consultation, and caseload costs, via grants and the revolving door programs. Heart to Heart always receives 75% or more each year, and received 75% in Fiscal Year 2020-2021 and 75% in FY 2021-2022.
  • Fund & Friend-Raising, Public Awareness Actions, including raising awareness for the issues and hardships affecting mothers and their children involved in custody and visitation proceedings.
  • Educational Outreach, including teaching mothers about custody and visitation proceedings, preparing and filing legal briefs, gathering exhibits, discussing individual cases, and protecting children.
  • Property & Program Grants, including for event expenses, teaching fees, land acquisition, capital, building, renovation, program development, and technical assistance.
  • General Purposes and Overhead, including for general operating support to continue and to expand the operation of The Custody Project.
  • Where Most Needed.

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