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.
The mission of Operation: Achieve Independence (OAI) is to provide youth in foster care with all of the tools necessary to be successful when they age out of care. They provide youth with mentors, career and college preparation, life skills training, and more.
Fostering Futures serves youth aged 14-21 who are or have been in the foster care system, have been neglected or abused, or just need support as they move into adulthood. Through our Tiny House Project and our 1st Place on 2nd Street Micro Home Community project we help develop independent living skills so that these youth will emancipate as successful members…
Our R.I.S.E program is an Independent Living and Transitional Living Programs for youth that have aged out of the Delaware Foster care system or are homeless, including independent living, education, case management, mentoring, training, basic skills, hygiene, money management, housing, and more.
The Transitional Living Program is designed to assist young adults to develop appropriate social and work skills, and addresses psychological issues promoting behaviors to help ensure a rewarding and fulfilling life. Our goal is to enable children to transition into the community as prepared as possible for independence and self-sufficiency.
BRIDGES (Building Resourceful Individuals Destined for Greatness by Establishing Support) is a program aimed at reaching young adults who have aged out of the foster care system or are in the process of doing so. The goal is to provide support in various capacities during the transition from teenager to adulthood.
Sunrise has created an innovative and lifechanging Independent Living program for 18-to-21 year-olds who have aged out of the state’s care. As a participant, you will be given the tools you need to build your own future as an independent adult through one of our multiple programs located across Kentucky.