We provide resources for youth, single moms who have experienced foster care or homelessness. We have a resource center in Mesa where anyone involved in DCS can come get free food boxes, clothing or other resources. We are in the process of building tiny homes in Phoenix where these youth can live after aging out of foster care.
The Journey Into Adulthood program provides; tools, resources, life skills training, financial literacy, and caring adult mentors for foster youth living in group homes. Our long term goal is to connect every foster youth in America with a loving caring community and provide quality transitional housing, building a foundation of success.
Stars Training Academy, a division of Stars Behavioral Health Group, collaborates with community agencies across North America to provide enriched training and customized consultation to achieve high fidelity and sustainable implementation of evidence-supported and evidence-based practices. The Stars Training Academy serves as the purveyor of the Transition to Independence Process (TIP) Model.
The secret to our success is Foster360’s unique Personal Navigation System which is a combination of highly trained staff using technology and evidence-based personal development modalities. The Personal Navigators are part advocate, part coach, and part resource navigation expert; whose main job is preparing our kids to build successful and fulfilling lives.
Sunshine Acres provides for the emotional, social, physical, educational and spiritual support for the young adults; enabling them to learn to manage their own affairs while maximizing the development of their potential, abilities and interests and learning to function within a community in a style that is both meaningful and purposeful to himself and the community.
MISSION: Recruit, train, and support businesses that will offer young adults opportunities to transition from foster care to thriving adulthood through meaningful employment. VISION: Youth are offered a pathway for sustainable income by building a diverse pool of employers that will provide entry or higher level employment for youth transitioning out of the foster care system.
Life 360 is a year round life skills mentoring program for Arizona foster children who are at least 15 years old. Together, the mentors and foster children focus on basic skills like money management, household management, planning for college, budgeting, interviewing for jobs, job skills, nutrition and meal planning.
The Thrive Mentor Program is a statewide one-on-one mentor program that matches volunteer mentors to adolescents that are in the process of ‘aging out’ of foster care and who are in need of positive supportive relationships. Mentor matches are maintained for 2 years and are designed to aid the youth from 17-19 years of age.
AzCA provides Case Management for young adults 18-20 who were previously involved in State or Tribal foster care at some point after age 16. The purpose of the Transitional Independent Living Program (TILP) is to provide appropriate support and services to assist former foster care recipients in developing and maintaining stable living situations.