California Coalition for Youth

Today’s youth are faced with a myriad of complex and difficult issues and often lack an adequate support system to transition successfully into adulthood. In response, The California Coalition for Youth (CCY) provides strong statewide policy leadership around issues concerning disconnected runaway and homeless youth.

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The PPP

The PPP; Fostering Care, is a nonprofit healing school and teaching certificate program for youth aging out of foster care. Within the three-month program ten participants will receive daily healing modalities and therapies to treat trauma, strengthen immune and neurological systems, as well as fortify self-esteem and the corporeal. By completion, the participants will have also earned a David Elliott…

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Make It Home

Make It Home helps families and individuals transitioning out of crisis or homelessness. Often, these folks do not have the items to make a house a home and that is where we come in, bringing them gently used household items to help ease the transition.

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Foster Nation

Foster Nation engages the community to support and empower foster youth aging out of the system to become self-sufficient. Our career mentors help foster youth  become even more amazing than  they already are by honing their professional skills as they prepare to become self sufficient young adults.

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Fostering Youth Independence (FYI)

At Fostering Youth Independence (FYI), we believe that education is the key to overcoming a shaky foundation and unlocking doors to a successful future. Our mission is to equip foster youth to complete post-secondary education and become successful, independent adults.

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Walter S. Johnson Foundation

The Walter S. Johnson Foundation assists transition-aged foster and other vulnerable youth in Northern California and Nevada to become successful adults. California College Pathways, currently in place at 31 colleges, universities, and technical schools in Orange County and the Bay Area, provides former foster youth with year-round housing, financial aid, counseling, and academic tutoring and support.

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The Peoples’ Prosperity Pipeline

Within the three-month program ten participants will receive daily healing modalities and therapies to treat trauma, strengthen immune and neurological systems, as well as fortify self-esteem and the corporeal. By completion, the participants will have also earned a David Elliott Breathwork teaching certificate. This will enable them to continue the healing process in the community.

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Stanford Sierra Youth & Families – Wonder Mentoring

Wonder is a mentoring program matching children living in foster care, one-to-one, with caring, consistent adults. The mentors are trained to listen, support, and guide each child through fun, age-appropriate experiences in music, the arts, sports, volunteer service, dining out, and nature. The children enrolled in the program are called “Explorers” and the adults who volunteer and serve as mentors…

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