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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Threshold Housing Society

We open doors for youth and prevent adult homelessness. We serve at-risk youth experiencing homelessness, aging out of care, or fleeing violence in the home. Young adults who need a place to call home and people who believe in them. We offer safe housing, community and support to help youth make healthy choices and shift toward a brighter future.

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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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Spero Family Services – Transitional Living

Transitional Living program guides youth 17 1/2 to 21 toward independence. Youth attend school or seek employment as they work toward independence and self-sufficiency. Our Life Skills Coaches teach and mentor youth in maintaining a budget, preparing meals and other general skills they need to live on their own. Life skills coaches are available to youth 24 hours a day….

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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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Safe House for All (S.A.F.E.)

It is with a heavy heart that the SAFE Board of Directors has had to make the decision to postpone our SAFE HOUSE initiative due to COVID 19. It became evident after SAFE’s first placements that the internet capabilities at the SAFE HOUSE were not sufficient to support full-time online schooling for four teens as well as the foster mother…

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One Step at a Time Lake County

Our mission is to provide safe housing and wrap around support for young adults transitioning from foster care to  successfully navigate the steps to becoming independent, self-supporting, adults. One Step at a Time Lake County will help young adults, ages 18-23 years old, navigate all of the steps to becoming self supporting adults by securing, safe and  stable transitional housing. We will…

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