The mission of Hearts to Homes is to assist newly independent young adults who have just aged out of foster care. This alleviates some of the stress during the initial transition by providing the essentials to furnish a new home. We operate in the NYC metropolitan area including NYC, Westchester, Rockland, Putnam, Nassau and Suffolk counties.
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.
Chair-ity’s mission is to eliminate the financial barriers and emotional stressors of independent living for those aging out of foster care. We do this by providing furniture and household goods at no cost to these young adults, to help turn their house into a home as they embark on independent living.
Jim Riley Outreach operates two transitional living homes in Collin County that serve young adults who have aged out of foster care, or who are homeless and without critical supports. We provide a safe living environment, equip residents with life skills, foster educational and career advancement, and build a network of support around them through mentors and individual coaching.
Propelling into Triumph (PIT) provides mentoring and coaching program administered to foster youth residing in a transitional housing program. PIT offers holistic care coordination to youth and helps them access resources so they can successfully transition into adulthood and thrive.
Amarillo Angels created the Dare to Dream program (for youth ages 15-22) and Dare to Dream Jr. program (for youth ages 11-14) to provide one-on-one mentorship to youth in care. Their mentors are advocates, guides, role models, valued friends, and available resources who guide youth in their accomplishment of developmental milestones through intentional giving, relationship building, and mentorship.
RMYA’s TurningPoint program opened in 1999 to serve youth aging out of foster care in a residential setting. Former and extended foster youth (18-24 years) live in 6 houses and receive life and job skills, counseling, and assistance with education, health & social service resources, and referrals.