Cornerstones of Care – Build Trybe

Build Trybe is a mentorship community that builds health, independence and empowers youth with employable skills. It is a bridge connecting youth, who lack a stable support system, to opportunity. Our team of trade experts and community partners introduce and connect youth to three skill-based career paths: culinary, horticulture, and construction.

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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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Missouri Baptist Children’s Home – Transitional Living

The MBCH Children and Family Ministries Transitional Living Program (TLP) provides training programs to develop independent living skills necessary for these youth to live on their own. The goal is to teach self-sufficiency through education, employment, and good decision-making. MBCH Children and Family Ministries also offers furnished apartments in the community for young men and women. They youth live on…

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SLATE Missouri Job Center

SLATE Missouri Job Center understands the importance of preparing our region’s future workforce. That’s why we offer several dynamic programs and initiatives to the St. Louis City youth ages 16 to 24 in an effort to provide access to services and activities that connect young adults to jobs and education opportunities. All participants in our youth programs are selected based…

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(2012) Resilience among Youth Emancipation from Foster Care: Cumulative Risk and Protection and their Relationship with Positive Adaptation

The primary goal of the present study was to explore how accumulation of risk and protective factors contributed to resilient functioning among youth leaving foster care in one state. Specifically, this research aimed to examine whether cumulative risk and protection independently affected resilience, or whether the impact of protection was contingent upon the level of risk.

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Good Samaritan Boys Ranch

Our youth have the opportunity to enter the program and learn the basics needed to live on their own, while under the supervision and accountability provided by our Group Home. Once they have tasted success, they will be given the opportunity to move into our Apartment Program (Ascent Apartments) where they will be supported as they continue to master the…

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The Jones House

This program will start out with teachings of daily life skills such as money management, credit and credit reports, job readiness etc. The second part focuses on job readiness such as how to create a resume, what  wear, how to fill out job applications etc. The third and final step focuses on preparing to live independently by learning how to…

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I Pour Life LifeStrengths Program

LifeStrengths is the nationally recognized program that develops youth for a stronger community, using an evidence-based, positive youth development model that advances foster care and other at-risk youth to a place of self-sufficiency and independence from government subsidies.

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Footsteps Transitional Living Program

Footsteps provides Transitional Living services to youth in the foster care system ages 16 through 21. Youth are offered housing services in a group home setting or an independent apartment setting, based on their life skills and need. All youth are offered assistance with education, employment, mental and physical health, and life skills acquisition.

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