David & Margaret’s Transitional Living Programs (TLP) aims to reduce homelessness among current and former foster youth by providing access to safe, affordable, and supportive housing for youth transitioning out of the foster care system. The program provides job training, educational support, case management, and counseling.
Impact Living Services (ILS) provides comprehensive supportive services for foster youth 17-21 years of age. ILS has apartments in Lynchburg, Roanoke, and Harrisonburg. ILS promotes interdependence as a core belief in helping youth achieve their educational, vocational and financial goals. Interdependence is an idea of “mutual dependence between things” (i.e., community, friends, staff, DSS and counselors).
Turning Point is a transitional living program that will provide housing for up to 18 months in addition to case management services during and after residency with the goal of productivity (which is defined as working on mental health, employment, and/or educational goals).
Aspiranet’s Transitional Aged Youth programs are a bridge between foster care and independence. We are dedicated to helping our youth develop necessary life skills, self-reliance, and confidence so they can achieve their goals for the future. We collaborate with a statewide network of partners to ensure that youth who are aging out of foster care are equipped to navigate the hurdles of…
Knowing the challenges homeless teens face, supporting them every step of the way and uniting in a movement to help them off the street. Through a combination of support strategies, including educational programs, job training and placement, medical services, mental health and substance abuse counseling, legal aid and beyond, we help young people embrace the great promise of their lives, overcome…
Through the My First Place model, HopeWell master-leases apartments and sublets to program participants. Young people meet weekly with staff to get consistent, focused counseling. The triad supporting their development comprises a Youth Advocate (social worker), Education and Employment Specialist, and Housing Specialist, who together with the young person create an Action Plan with short- and long-term goals.
Serenity Living Transitional Home (SLTH) is a 501c3 non-profit organization located in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania that provides youth and family services to at-risk residence in poverty-stricken communities. SLTH also offers young women between the ages of 18 and 23 with a safe place to live and learn. Qualifying youth will reside in Allegheny County and must be at risk for homelessness or out-of-home placement. Youth experiencing truancy or having involvement with a DHS child-serving system, will also be considered.
Many young adults who transition from foster care to adult life on their own experience difficulties. We make sure those new adults are ready for managing their education or employment, and that they can achieve their goals of self-sufficiency.