Walter S. Johnson Foundation

The Walter S. Johnson Foundation assists transition-aged foster and other vulnerable youth in Northern California and Nevada to become successful adults. California College Pathways, currently in place at 31 colleges, universities, and technical schools in Orange County and the Bay Area, provides former foster youth with year-round housing, financial aid, counseling, and academic tutoring and support.

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The Chef Jeff Project

The Chef Jeff Project Relaunch empowers the future leaders of tomorrow. We believe food changes lives and the spirit of hospitality can be used to speak a language of healing and restoration for generations to come.  They create opportunities for disenfranchised youth, formerly incarcerated individuals, and those seeking a second chance by partnering with individuals, organizations, corporations, and the hospitality…

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Nevada Youth Empowerment Project

NYEP gives homeless young women (18-24) in the Reno area a chance to reroute their lives through a structured program that provides housing and basic needs, life skills training, opportunities to practice new life skills, and the support and love of a family. A principle-based organization serving women.

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Olive Crest – Operation Independence

Operation Independence is a comprehensive program that provides foster youth 15-24 years of age with the support and training that is necessary to become independent and successful adults. Whether in foster care, group homes, transitional housing or living on their own, Operation Independence creates a personal relationship-based plan designed for each young adult’s specific needs.

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Eddy House

Eddy House is the central intake and assessment facility in Northern Nevada. The objective of the Eddy House is to end youth homelessness in Reno, Nevada. To accomplish this, we identify homeless, at-risk, and aged-out foster youth through extensive outreach in Downtown Reno.

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Community Living Program

The CLP is NYEPs residential 9-18 month 12 component independent living program targeting young women 18-24 who would otherwise be home. The program is designed to teach, provide opportunities to practice, and hold youth residents accountable to program goals: high school graduation, living wage employment and independent housing.

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Stars Training Academy

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.

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