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.
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.
This report highlights effective state strategies and promising approaches aimed at improving outcomes for foster youth in the following five areas: Education, Employment, Housing, Health Care, and Relationships.
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.
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….
Propelling into Triumph (PIT) provides mentoring and coaching program administered to foster youth residing in a transitional housing program. PIT offers holistic care coordination to youth and helps them access resources so they can successfully transition into adulthood and thrive.
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.