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Village Well

We are here to bless our community!

Village Well is a ministry of Newport Mesa Church to the foster, adoptive, and kinship families of our community.

Village Well was founded on the principle that strong and healthy children are products of strong and healthy families.  We believe The Church must function as a network of support to these families in much the same way a village is an unbroken network of support to its residents.  At the center of village life is the life-sustaining water source – the well – around which people gather to care for and support one another in everyday life.

Village Well provides tools for effective parenting, vital connections to other families and resources, opportunities to strengthen marriages, and a network of caring individuals who are dedicated to helping parents successfully raise the children entrusted to their care.

Village Well meetings events are held monthly, and are open to anyone currently fostering or has adopted, anyone thinking about fostering and/or adoption, and anyone interested in wrapping support around these families.  Village Well partners with Orange County Social Services, and is part of a thriving Orange County network of churches and faith-based organizations involved in foster care and adoption.

If you are interested in attending our meetings at Newport Mesa Church or events, becoming a volunteer, or just have questions, please contact us at

Please visit and like our Village Well Facebook page if you get a chance.

Please join us for our next monthly meeting on June 11.

FREE dinner for the whole family!

6:00-6:30 in the Fellowship Hall

Meeting Time | 6:30-8:30 pm

Our guest speaker, Kristie Cain, is a Licensed Marriage & Family Therapist who specializes in Play Therapy. As a play therapist, as well as a former teacher, she helps children and families work through struggles in a unique way, utilizing play to process and communicate. Play therapy with a specialized, trained play therapist is the most effective and helpful therapy for children. She will be talking about “How to navigate the everyday struggles, and lead your child on the path to life success.”

This meeting will offer foster care certification training hours.

Please register online by June 7 and include the names and ages of any children.  This helps us balance our classroom childcare needs.

Registration is now closed for this meeting.