Bright Spot Ventures is a social enterprise that was created by West End Neighborhood House in April of 2010 thanks to a generous gift from Barclays US. The program was designed to give Delaware’s former foster care youth real-world, paid employment experience (for many their first) in a contextual learning environment.
ILYA (Independent Living for Young Adults) supports young people who are aging out of foster care in New Castle County, Delaware. Supportive Grants, Furniture/Household Goods, New Apartment Kits, Baby Showers, Student Care Packages, Graduation Backpacks & Pizza Party, Holiday Giving & Advocacy/Resources are all projects providing tangible support to youth in New Castle County.
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.
Kingdom Investments in Single Hearts (K.I.S.H.) Home, Inc. is a 501(c)3 non-profit, faith-based organization that empowers, educates, heals and inspires teen girls & women ages 13-25. K.I.S.H. Home Transitional Living Program provides a 24-hour supervised residential home for young women ages 18-21 who have aged out of the foster care system in Delaware.
This July 2012 issue brief provides an overview and assessment of current data resources and general trends related to the national and statewide (DE) population who are “aging out” of foster care.