Youth In Need…Believing in the power of potential. Youth In Need’s mission is to build on the strength’s of children, youth and families so they can find safety, hope and and success in life. Youth In Need provides Early Learning Programs, Safe Place, Street Outreach, Transitional Living Program, Emergency Shelter, Counseling, Teen Parent Program, Foster Care and Adoption.
Our teen/young adult free store serves older foster youth and former foster youth and provides the tangible goods and tools to help them in their journey toward successful independence. We provide furniture, household essentials, clothing, hygiene and bath items, and we also offer HiSET Scholarships for those who would like to earn their GED.
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.
The Creator’s Studio is a non-profit arts collective in downtown Moberly that offers theatre, art, cooking, and STEAM classes to at risk youth. We offer free tuition for those in foster care and sliding scale tuition for low income families. We provide a fun, safe, and accessible space for the community to enjoy the arts.
The Community Connections Youth Project® (CCYP®) provides advocacy and social support finding for young adults who have suffered from abuse and neglect and are at risk of becoming homeless, incarcerated, unemployed, unexpectant parents, or dying young without access to the same supports that others in their peer group gain from traditional family and community settings.
Now home to the Angels’ Arms office and the Launch Pad, a transitional apartment for our foster youth. Eligible Angels’ Arms young adults can apply to live in the Launch Pad where they pay rent (which is reimbursed upon exiting the program), and learn independent living skills with the continued support of the Life Launch program and the Angels’ Arms…
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.
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.