Streets University – Youth Techpreneur Program

Streets University is for young people that already exhibit a level of hustle, motivation and people or tech skills unlike their peers. What our instruction, activities, assignments and projects do is give those willing to learn; the freedom to work when they please; and not just earn minimum wage, but an income directly related to the amount of work they are willing to put in.

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StopGap, Inc.

StopGap, Inc. provides a Youth Empowerment Program (YEP) available to all kids in the foster care system in Douglas County. Throughout the eight-week program the curriculum covers practical life-skills and addresses challenges unique to children in the foster care system.

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Flint Hills Homes of Hope

or HOH, is an internship program that is established to assist 18 – 20 year old young adults who are in the process of or have previously aged out of the Kansas foster care system. During the six months, interns will be equipped with resources and support to further/complete their education, whether that be finishing high school, attaining a GED…

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Aging Out Guide

A resource guide for youth in northeast Kansas, this book describes benefits, services, and opportunities for young people aging out of foster care. The guide also details how to open a bank account, how to apply for a job, how to get an apartment, etc.

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Women Aspire

Women Aspire’s mission is to provide safe shared housing, mentorship, access to educational opportunities and a healthy lifestyle for women and their children.

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YOUTHrive

Our program is designed to equip and support local foster youth as they transition to independence. This program is focused on creating enduring supportive relationships with volunteers from the community that will commit to coaching and supporting foster youth during and following their transition out of foster care. Youthrive also offers financial education and a matched savings account (IDA).

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