California Coalition for Youth

Today’s youth are faced with a myriad of complex and difficult issues and often lack an adequate support system to transition successfully into adulthood. In response, The California Coalition for Youth (CCY) provides strong statewide policy leadership around issues concerning disconnected runaway and homeless youth.

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Lad Lake

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…

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Foster Action Ohio

Ohio foster care youth, alumni and allies are currently working to collect and share resources to support foster care youth and alumni in need of services. Our goal is for youth throughout Ohio to know their rights, and to be better informed of local and statewide resources to support and prepare them during their transition from foster care to adulthood.

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Selfless Love

Selfless Love provides supportive housing, access to necessities, and empowerment workshops. They give youth an array of leadership training and opportunities that will forever benefit them personally and professionally. They provide youth in foster care and those who have aged out with the opportunity to use their voice and engage in improving the foster care system.

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YouthBuild USA

YouthBuild champions today’s opportunity youth who aspire to improve their lives and communities but lack the knowledge, skills, and resources to reach their full potential. Through hundreds of YouthBuild programs in the United States and around the globe, these young people pursue their education, prepare for future careers, and grow into community leaders – building brighter futures for themselves, and…

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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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