PCs for People

PCs for People provides affordable computers and low-cost internet eligible individuals and nonprofits. To receive technology and services from PCs for People, a potential recipient must be below the 200% poverty level or be currently enrolled in an income-based government assistance program, which includes foster care.  

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YouthWorks Baltimore

YouthWorks connects thousands of young people between the ages of 14 and 21 to summer jobs with private, nonprofit, and city and state government employers throughout Baltimore. Participants work in a variety of industries, and gain basic workforce readiness and career-specific skills.

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The Martin Pollak Project – Young Adult’s Initiative

The Young Adult’s Initiative Independent Living Program (YAI) is a highly individualized, apartment-based, community-oriented youth development program that works with young men and women between the ages of 16 and 21 who are referred by and transitioning from DSS foster care throughout the state of MD. YAI provides housing, support services and a safe haven that empowers and encourages these…

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Fosterpreneur

Fosterpreneur offers foster care youth and alumni great opportunities to work and make entrepreneurial/ career dreams a reality. We offer employment opportunities, the chance to build workplace skills, training on how to manage money and save, counseling to develop a plan for building a career and connections to jobs and education opportunities to help get there.

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HomeSweetHome Foundation

HomeSweetHome Foundations’ mission is to transition aged-out foster youth and at-risk youth between ages 16-26 into adulthood by providing housing, financial literacy, mental health aid and connection to resources.

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Fostering Change Network Foundation

The Fostering Change Network Foundation (FCN Foundation) is a nonprofit organization with a mission of providing alumni of the foster care system ages 25 and over with resources that will support their personal and professional development and endeavors within the child welfare and social enterprise fields.

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Comfort Cases – Scholarship Program

In 2015, Comfort Cases began awarding scholarships to support youth in foster care attending college. Each scholarship will provide tuition assistance tograduating high school seniors enrolled in an accredited undergraduate program. According to the most recent research, less than 3% of youth in foster care graduate from college. The Comfort Cases community is committed to changing that number. Education opens…

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Fostering Change Network, LLC

Fostering Change Network, LLC is a global consulting organization of child welfare specialists, policy analysts, strategic planning professionals, certified, trauma-informed trainers, community outreach specialists and resource development specialists that lead the effort to improving child welfare policy and programming by integrating the alumni “voice” of foster care and adoptee alumni experience into every aspect of its work.

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EDSI (Educational Data Systems, Inc.)

EDSI (Educational Data Systems, Inc.) is a national workforce development, talent solutions and consulting company with a passion for helping people and companies in transition. EDSI works with regions, employers and jobseekers to overcome their most challenging obstacles.

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Paul’s Place – Paid Food Service Training for Youth

-Coming Fall of 2018- This program is centered around a new restaurant that will be home to a 12 week revolving food service training course for area youth and will specifically target youth aging out of foster care. This will include case management support, life skills training, and help with permanent employment. Participants will be paid a stipend as they…

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