L.A.M.B.’s Place

L.A.M.B’s Place is a non-profit organization that is here to bridge the gap for these youth. Our mission is to provide affordable, transitional housing for youth, ages 18-25, who are aging out of the foster care system and/or have had adverse childhood experiences, in a Christ-centered atmosphere with opportunities for spiritual growth. 

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DePaul Community Resources – Independent Living

In the Independent Living program, our goal is to ensure that foster teens successfully transition to self-sufficiency. Our services assist young people in developing life skills, making permanent connections to caring and committed adults, meeting individual goals, and making well-informed choices for their future. Throughout the process, our staff provides guidance, compassion, and direction in navigating the difficult journey from…

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Children’s Square USA

Children’s Square U.S.A. provides voluntary services and support to young people ages 18-21 who have aged out of foster care or other court-ordered placement.  Aftercare services guide young people toward stability and self-sufficiency in six key areas: education, employment, housing, health, life skills, and relationships. Participants meet at least twice monthly with a Self-Sufficiency Advocate (SSA), who partners with youth to…

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Cornerstones of Care – Build Trybe

Build Trybe is a mentorship community that builds health, independence and empowers youth with employable skills. It is a bridge connecting youth, who lack a stable support system, to opportunity. Our team of trade experts and community partners introduce and connect youth to three skill-based career paths: culinary, horticulture, and construction.

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Raise the Future

CHOICE engages with youth before they leave foster care by creating connections between youth and adults outside of the traditional adoption route. The program provides opportunities for relationships to develop organically, with youth and adults forming relationships that are enduring and successful, and therefore creating permanent, lasting connections.

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On Point for College

Since 1999, On Point has helped more than 11,000 first-generation youth to get into college, stay there, and succeed afterwards. We help students find financial aid, fill out the forms, and get the resources to survive and succeed. We drive them to colleges, visit them to help them stay on track, and go to their graduations. And since 2008, we’ve helped…

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Foster Nation

Foster Nation engages the community to support and empower foster youth aging out of the system to become self-sufficient. Our career mentors help foster youth  become even more amazing than  they already are by honing their professional skills as they prepare to become self sufficient young adults.

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Hope’s Path

Hope’s Path exists to serve young men who have aged out of foster care and homeless young men to build a sustainable life. Built on a foundational belief in Christ, we have 3 pillars we concentrate on: Financial (budgeting, investing), Career (either secondary school or trades) and Personal (Life Skills, conflict resolution, etc…).

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MyPlace

MyPlace is rental living space for youth 16 through 21 who are aging out of foster care or can be placed in Independent Living. Our mission is to reduce the vulnerability for exploitation by offering safe transitional housing and holistic support services to youth and young adults in the Greater Jackson area with a preference to those in vulnerable circumstances.

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