Fostering Youth Independence (FYI)

At Fostering Youth Independence (FYI), we believe that education is the key to overcoming a shaky foundation and unlocking doors to a successful future. Our mission is to equip foster youth to complete post-secondary education and become successful, independent adults.

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Youth Oasis

Their mission is to support youth and young adults recovering from the trauma of homelessness and family separation through housing, healthcare, and advocacy. Serving ages 16-21, this program is designed to help participants transition out of supervised care and into adult life. The TLP provides dorm-style housing, intensive case management, support services, and life skills training while residents work towards…

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The Peoples’ Prosperity Pipeline

Within the three-month program ten participants will receive daily healing modalities and therapies to treat trauma, strengthen immune and neurological systems, as well as fortify self-esteem and the corporeal. By completion, the participants will have also earned a David Elliott Breathwork teaching certificate. This will enable them to continue the healing process in the community.

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The Home for Little Wanderers – Transitional Programs

The transition to adulthood can be difficult to navigate, especially for youth in their late teens or early 20s who have spent most of their lives in state care. The Home recognizes the unique issues that our youth “aging out” of the system face – including homelessness, unemployment, incarceration, early pregnancy and substance abuse—and offers resources and support designed to…

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StopGap, Inc.

StopGap, Inc. provides a Youth Empowerment Program (YEP) available to all kids in the foster care system in Douglas County. Throughout the eight-week program the curriculum covers practical life-skills and addresses challenges unique to children in the foster care system.

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San Diego Center for Children – Transition Resource Center

The Center has launched the Successful Transitions© initiative in an effort to help youth as they transition into adulthood. This unique service is not provided anywhere else in the region and primarily works with youth – starting at 15 years old – who are struggling with behavioral health challenges, learning differences, developmental disabilities, and/or a history of trauma.

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Know Before You Go

The mission of Know Before You Go is to empower youth to become their own advocates, armed with the knowledge and information they need to succeed in work, school and life. Know Before You Go breaks down complicated issues and helps youth tackle the barriers they face. This is a website dedicated to share information that will be helpful for…

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Home 4 the Heart

The mission of Home 4 the Heart, Inc. is to provide a safe, stable, and empowering environment for girls (ages 12-19) who have been abused and/or neglected. Home 4 the Heart, Inc. has a vision to serve as community partners with girls fostering: Leadership, Academic Excellence, Spiritual Growth, and Physical & Social Development.  Home 4 the Heart, Inc. is able to accept…

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Foundation 2 Crisis Services – Fostering Futures

Foundation 2’s Fostering Futures program provide supportive services for youth (ages 17-23) located in the Cedar Rapids area.  Services include Iowa aftercare services, Achieving Maximum Potential (AMP), Youth Transition Decision Making and more. The goal of Fostering Futures is to help young people transitioning out of foster care to have the support and resources they need to reach and maintain…

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