Fostering Hope’s mission is to raise awareness and assist youth ages 16 – 24 years old that are facing “aging out and/or have aged out” of the foster care system. Fostering Hope aligns resources and opportunities necessary to transition into healthy and productive adulthood.
CEDARS mission is to help children and youth achieve safety, stability and enduring family relationships. CEDARS has a wide variety of services which includes child development centers, child learning centers, foster care, housing and life skill development for aged out youth, emergency shelter, diversion, reporting center, in home services and counseling.
Youth In Need…Believing in the power of potential. Youth In Need’s mission is to build on the strength’s of children, youth and families so they can find safety, hope and and success in life. Youth In Need provides Early Learning Programs, Safe Place, Street Outreach, Transitional Living Program, Emergency Shelter, Counseling, Teen Parent Program, Foster Care and Adoption.
The Field Center engages in interdisciplinary research, policy, advocacy, and education to promote best practices in creating and sustaining a child and family welfare and support system that is responsive to the needs of diverse families and communities.
Lifebridge mobilizes, organizes, and equips communities to provide foster and at-risk youth with a safe, healthy environment to learn, grow and reach their full potential. Their responsive efforts assist with stabilizing youth and families impacted by adverse childhood experiences (ACEs). Their preventive efforts disrupt unhealthy patterns and motivate youth to choose a productive lifestyle while providing them with the life skills…
Our teen/young adult free store serves older foster youth and former foster youth and provides the tangible goods and tools to help them in their journey toward successful independence. We provide furniture, household essentials, clothing, hygiene and bath items, and we also offer HiSET Scholarships for those who would like to earn their GED.
Hand2Paw’s mission is to provide a safe and supportive work environment for youth, ages 16-24, who are experiencing housing insecurity or foster care involvement, as a means of enhancing resilience, compassion, and connection with people, animals and the community of Philadelphia.