Team Topher’s long-term goal is to have a home to transition some of the teens tragically aged out of the foster system into either college or the workforce. In the meantime, our team teaches workshops throughout the year on tax preparation, the FAFSA and college applications, interviewing, etiquette, attire, and other professional life skills they may need for success.
L.A.M.B’s Place is a non-profit organization that is here to bridge the gap for these youth. Our mission is to provide affordable, transitional housing for youth, ages 18-25, who are aging out of the foster care system and/or have had adverse childhood experiences, in a Christ-centered atmosphere with opportunities for spiritual growth.
Teach Boys And Girls Success (TBAGS) prepares and teaches teens aging out of foster care how to age successfully into society by teaching them how to develop their skills and talents to a level of success with an entrepreneur, career, and college-bound emphasis. Teach Boys And Girls Success is the educational component to the organization Home4Me.
Home4Me is taking the concerns of homelessness from teens aging out of foster care and give them safe options to live; providing them with life skills and talent development; college prep and educational direction; entrepreneurial and career training; resources and the essentials they need to transition successfully into society and live in a safe environment. HOME = Hope – Opportunities…
The transition to adulthood can be a challenging experience for anyone, regardless of personal background, socioeconomic status, gender, identity or race. It is certainly more challenging for youth who do not have the economic, familial or social supports that can assist them to overcome the many challenges on their journey to self-sufficiency and independence. LIFE Skills Foundation aims to provide…
Special Treasures is a non-profit thrift store that supports foster teens and aged-out young adults. They learn work skills such as furniture repair, furniture painting, warehouse management, stocking, salesmanship and more. Youth are mentored by volunteers and workforce development staff. They also get help with resumes, work ethics, financial management, and internships and job placement.
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.
SaySo is a statewide youth led advocacy association of youth ages 14-24 who are or have been in out of home placement. The mission of SaySo is to work to improve the substitute care system by educating the community, speaking out about needed changes and providing support to youth that are or have been in substitute care.