Buckeye Ranch Transitional Age Program

My Place Transitional Age Program is designed to help young adults who are ready to transition from care, group housing, and/or foster care, but are not ready to live completely on their own. This program provides services to both males and females, ages 16 – 21 years old. One of the unique components of My Place is the placement of…

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Austin Angels – Entrepreneur Workshop

Our Entrepreneur Workshop is a semester-long course focused on equipping and empowering youth in foster care (ages 12-18) with business knowledge, entrepreneurial skills, and financial literacy––real life knowledge, skills, and experience they need to reach their fullest potential. We do all of this in a safe environment with peers from similar backgrounds, to help foster community and hope. Our dream…

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4Kids Spirit of Success Institute

4KIDS Spirit of Success Institute (SOSI) exists to guide young men and women as they transition out of foster care and into independence by offering a two-year transitional independent living residential program. During these two years, residents can complete their GED or further their education, gain employment experience, participate in life skills classes, and learn financial responsibility; all the while…

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Buffalo Haven at West Texas A&M

Supervised Independent Living is a voluntary Extended Foster Care program where students receive casework services from the provider and from CPS. In SIL placements, students are responsible for meeting their own day-to-day needs without 24-hour adult supervision. Instead, they are able to learn independence with the support of the provider and its services.

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Lucas County Children Services BRIDGES

In Ohio, county public children services agencies are required to provide independent living services to all youth ages 14 and older who are in foster care, to help prepare them for future self-sufficiency. They also may be available to 18-20-year-olds who aged out of foster care and who request help.

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Life Skills Foundation

The transition to adulthood can be a challenging experience for anyone, regardless of personal background, socioeconomic status, gender, identity or race. It is certainly more challenging for youth who do not have the economic, familial or social supports that can assist them to overcome the many challenges on their journey to self-sufficiency and independence.  LIFE Skills Foundation aims to provide…

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Hearts with a Mission Independent Living Program

Providing youth and young adults from Josephine and Jackson Counties who have been in foster care help transitioning into adulthood. The Independent Living Program (ILP) approach is to build relationships with the youth while teaching essential life skills that prepares the youth to live on their own, with their own community supports. Hearts With A Mission currently serves up to…

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The Smile House

“SMILE” stands for Support System, Mentoring, Independent Living, and Education. The Smile House will be a Transitional Program for teenagers and young adults aging out of foster care. Through the Smile Program, these youth will benefit from opportunities to develop the skills necessary for independent living and from access to support services that can help them navigate the transition to adulthood. 

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The Jones House

This program will start out with teachings of daily life skills such as money management, credit and credit reports, job readiness etc. The second part focuses on job readiness such as how to create a resume, what  wear, how to fill out job applications etc. The third and final step focuses on preparing to live independently by learning how to…

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