Jim Riley Outreach operates two transitional living homes in Collin County that serve young adults who have aged out of foster care, or who are homeless and without critical supports. We provide a safe living environment, equip residents with life skills, foster educational and career advancement, and build a network of support around them through mentors and individual coaching.
Petra Cares provides job training and placement program in the automotive industry to youth aging out of foster care. Petra Cares is the charitable arm of Petra Automotive Products. We have partnered with Lone Star College to create a training program and upon completion guarantee job placement at one of our partner dealerships as a certified level 1 lube tech….
Amarillo Angels created the Dare to Dream program (for youth ages 15-22) and Dare to Dream Jr. program (for youth ages 11-14) to provide one-on-one mentorship to youth in care. Their mentors are advocates, guides, role models, valued friends, and available resources who guide youth in their accomplishment of developmental milestones through intentional giving, relationship building, and mentorship.
The mission of Connections Homes Texas is to prevent poverty, homelessness, and exploitation for aged out foster and homeless youth without family by connecting them to Mentoring Families. Their vision is that every homeless and former foster youth would thrive in life and impact their world from the safety of a healthy connection.
The mission of Operation: Achieve Independence (OAI) is to provide youth in foster care with all of the tools necessary to be successful when they age out of care. They provide youth with mentors, career and college preparation, life skills training, and more.
RMYA’s TurningPoint program opened in 1999 to serve youth aging out of foster care in a residential setting. Former and extended foster youth (18-24 years) live in 6 houses and receive life and job skills, counseling, and assistance with education, health & social service resources, and referrals.
Reclaimed43 is a non-profit 501C3 mentor program dedicated to creating community, consistency, and connections for teenagers aging out of foster care. Their foster youth programming includes mentoring, connecting youth with cars, connecting youth with a support system, and providing other assistance.