Sierra Nevada Connections

Sierra Nevada Connections is a non-profit community-based organization committed to ensuring stability and life-sustaining changes for foster and adoptive children. Since 1986, Mountain Circle Family Services, doing business as Sierra Nevada Connections, has supported over 3,500 children and families in their journey to a healthier future.

Our Vision

Our vision is for a community that embraces youth through ensuring that each child has an opportunity for a healthy and successful life by connecting them with a safe and nurturing home.

Our Values

Relationships are integral to who we are. We believe in providing people with a hand-up to help better themselves. We strive to be a permanent and impactful resource in the communities we serve. An innovative spirit is ever-present in all we do and drives our desire to make the most of our programs and revenues. We uphold ourselves, and those with whom we work, to high-quality work and standards. We strive to serve as a model among and advocate for children and youth.


Sierra Nevada Connections provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability or genetics. In addition to federal law requirements, Sierra Nevada Connections complies with applicable state and local laws governing nondiscrimination in employment in every location in which the company has facilities. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation and training.

Sierra Nevada Connections expressly prohibits any form of workplace harassment based on race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, age, genetic information, disability, or veteran status. Improper interference with the ability of Sierra Nevada Connections’ employees to perform their job duties may result in discipline up to and including discharge.

"We started working with Sierra Nevada Connections about a year ago and they have been wonderful to work with. Assisting us through the process of getting licensed and making it awesome to work with. All of the staff have been there whenever we need them and I've never felt like we were alone in this process. The whole team is great to work with."
Angela M.