The Way Station

Our Jobs READY-SET-GO program is a free hands-on course that helps participants become job ready. This program offers a unique solution to poverty and joblessness in our community and helps those who are struggling to find and keep employment.

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The Hub

Providing unconditional support and programming for young people as they become productive, independent, active members of the community. They help youth attain their high school diploma or GED. They help youth develop job skills. They help youth build confidence in themselves.

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River City Youth Collective

RCYC is a safe space where youth and young adults can find acceptance, support, and opportunities to learn and grow from and with one another. RCYC offers programming and services in financial literacy, sexual health education, career and education navigation, therapy and independent living housing.

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Fostered Bridges

Fostered Bridges is a nonprofit organization that strives to empower individuals in pursuing their own life goals. First and foremost we aim to provide independence based living opportunities in our tiny home village. Through our services, spanning from teaching job interview skills to comprehensive referrals, we can begin to build bridges towards making our clients’ dreams inevitable.

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Hope’s Path

Hope’s Path exists to serve young men who have aged out of foster care and homeless young men to build a sustainable life. Built on a foundational belief in Christ, we have 3 pillars we concentrate on: Financial (budgeting, investing), Career (either secondary school or trades) and Personal (Life Skills, conflict resolution, etc…).

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The Center for Youth

The Transitional Living Program (TLP) at The Center for Youth delivers case management and/or housing services to youth who are living in unstable conditions or who are homeless. The goal of the program is to help young men and women, 16-21, become self-sufficient and transition into stable housing.

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Missouri Baptist Children’s Home – Transitional Living

The MBCH Children and Family Ministries Transitional Living Program (TLP) provides training programs to develop independent living skills necessary for these youth to live on their own. The goal is to teach self-sufficiency through education, employment, and good decision-making. MBCH Children and Family Ministries also offers furnished apartments in the community for young men and women. They youth live on…

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Youth Career Pathways Program

This Employment and Training Program will assist youth who face barriers to continue in education and gain employment in the state of Illinois. The goal is to provide basic and technical skill training and work experience to help participants get good jobs, increase earnings and reduce reliance on public assistance.

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Movement 5280

Our mission is to provide a “family of support” to homeless youth who have aged out of foster care and other at-risk young people lacking guidance as they transition to adulthood. Movement 5280 is working with local partners to identify ways to safely increase access to medical care, housing, and food services for the most vulnerable members of the community.

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