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.
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….
A Way Home America is an advocacy organization ending homelessness for Black, Indigenous, youth of color, and LGBTQ+ youth, on a path to ending it for all. The circumstances that lead young people to experience homelessness are unique to the individual. They may be rooted in family conflict, like running away from an abusive household, or being kicked out of…
This nonprofit was founded to encourage, inspire, and empower youth with tools to be the best version of themselves. They offer journals, coloring books, and workforce readiness training to prepare youth the workforce, and most importantly build self-esteem through discovering their personal greatness.
The Creator’s Studio is a non-profit arts collective in downtown Moberly that offers theatre, art, cooking, and STEAM classes to at risk youth. We offer free tuition for those in foster care and sliding scale tuition for low income families. We provide a fun, safe, and accessible space for the community to enjoy the arts.