Be the Magic is a nonprofit with a focus on helping young women aging out of the foster care system to better themselves while bettering the community they live in. Our living facility is a safe place to call home while embarking on a journey into life-changing programs, hosting community events, and make lasting connections that encompass what it is…
Lad Lake works to promote independent living and prevent youth homelessness by helping two groups of young adults most at risk: youth “aging out” of foster care and young adults with serious mental health conditions. Studies have shown that both of these groups of young adults are more likely to experience homelessness and live in poverty. Lad Lake’s proven programs are designed…
When young people age out of foster care at age 18, they often struggle with common tasks like maintaining a job, applying to college and getting their first apartment. Wellpoint’s Youth Transitioning to Adulthood program aims to support former foster youth as they navigate life as an adult on their own.
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.
Journey House empowers families on Milwaukee’s near Southside to move out of poverty by offering adult education, youth development, workforce readiness, and family engagement. Every individual and family will be given the tools and resources to succeed and contribute personally, professionally, and civically to the neighborhood and our greater Milwaukee community.
This program targets males between the ages of 17 1/2 to 25 years old; with a special emphasis on males who is transitioning out of foster care. Our program helps each young man reach their potential as individuals, family leaders and community members by empowering them to empower themselves-physically, emotionally and spiritually.
he Midwest Evaluation of the Adult Functioning of Former Foster Youth (Midwest Study) is a longitudinal study that has been following a sample of young people from Iowa, Wisconsin, and Illinois as they transition out of foster care into adulthood.