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Foster Care Program & Behavioral Health Services

Who we are:

Family Unity is a foster care and behavioral health provider licensed through the Department of Children and Families. We are committed to working with children and families from diverse backgrounds. Our work is built on trust and meeting the needs of our families. We welcome the opportunity to earn your trust and develop a partnership.

Our mission:

We believe that all children deserve to have a stable and safe environment in order to thrive.

Our Values:

Family Unity respects all of the individuals whom we do business with. We are committed to providing quality services to our customers. We promote a culture that will not discriminate against individuals based on race or financial status.

What we do:

Family Unity provides quality services, such as parenting training, behavioral observation for parenting, co-parenting, individual & family counseling, child-parent psychotherapy assessments (CPP), therapeutic and supervised visitations, and case management.  We also provide groups for teens experiencing any/all life challenges.


Shawndra Maine is the founder and CEO of Family Unity, LLC. She has over 10 year’s experience working in the social services field. Her experience includes family preservation, foster care, licensing of foster homes, and completing home studies, training and development, consultation, and program development. Shawndra is certified through the Florida Certification Board as Child Welfare Licensing Counselor-Supervisor. She is an Infant Mental Health Specialist. In addition, Shawndra is a certified Breakthrough Parenting Instructor. She also holds a B.A. from the City University of New York, MBA from the University of Phoenix, M.S. in Clinical Psychology and Doctor of Psychology in Behavioral Health Leadership from Walden University


Family Unity is located in Broward County in the city of Lauderhill. Our address is 7264 W. Oakland Park Blvd. 33313.

Please contact us Monday through Friday, 9:00am to 5:00pm at (954) 703-1165, or go to contact us to request additional information. We can also be reached at We look forward to working with you.

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