Cal Farley’s Boys Ranch Scholarship Program

Each year, Cal Farley’s awards needs-based scholarships to alumni for expenses incurred at a trade school, junior college or university. To qualify, alumni must have lived at Boys Ranch for 20 months and have graduated or completed their plan of service goals. He or she is interviewed by a scholarship committee and must maintain a minimum 2.0 grade-point average, along…

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Austin Angels – Entrepreneur Workshop

Our Entrepreneur Workshop is a semester-long course focused on equipping and empowering youth in foster care (ages 12-18) with business knowledge, entrepreneurial skills, and financial literacy––real life knowledge, skills, and experience they need to reach their fullest potential. We do all of this in a safe environment with peers from similar backgrounds, to help foster community and hope. Our dream…

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Angel Reach

Angel Reach has developed a three-level housing plan with additional expectations at each level.  The program is designed to foster increased independence at each level.  At all levels, free counseling is provided to focus on repairing the emotional scars of abuse and neglect.  As a foster youth advances through the levels, life skills classes prepare the young adults to be…

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ACH Child and Family Services – LIFE Project

The LIFE (Learning Independence from Experience) Project promotes self-confidence and self-sufficiency for eligible young adults by providing a variety of housing options for young adults. These different settings allow young adults to experience independent living while continuing to receive support, guidance, and assistance with skills development. Participants must be 18 to 21 years of age, either single or parenting single…

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Buffalo Haven at West Texas A&M

Supervised Independent Living is a voluntary Extended Foster Care program where students receive casework services from the provider and from CPS. In SIL placements, students are responsible for meeting their own day-to-day needs without 24-hour adult supervision. Instead, they are able to learn independence with the support of the provider and its services.

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LifeWorks

LifeWorks is a fearless advocate for youth and families seeking their path to self-sufficiency. We are committed to innovative problem solving, shared accountability and a relentless focus on achieving real, sustainable and measurable results for the clients we serve.

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Restore Education

Our mission is to transform at-risk youth and adults into successful college and career-ready students, so that they can achieve the future they deserve as self-supporting adults, role models as parents, and contributing members of the community.

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Unlimited Potential

UP’s mission is to empower transitioning foster youth through programs that offer  individualized support, education, and community resources to become fully independent young adults. We provide life skills training, social and recreational opportunities, and assistance in enrolling in vocational and educational programs.  

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Direction 61:3

We practice a holistic approach to aging-out by engaging foster youth in their teens, helping them during the transition process with career preparation, life-skills, and the building and establishment of life changing relationships.  At the completion of their educational and relational goals we support them in career placement, the acquisition of affordable independent living, and the owning of their first…

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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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