Walden programs seek to help adolescents and young adults develop life skills that are necessary to live as healthy, self-sufficient, responsible and productive adults. This is accomplished by providing the young adult with strengths-based and young adult driven case management as well as a safe and supportive setting that facilitates opportunities for age-appropriate mistakes and accountability.
The Thrive Mentor Program is a statewide one-on-one mentor program that matches volunteer mentors to adolescents that are in the process of ‘aging out’ of foster care and who are in need of positive supportive relationships. Mentor matches are maintained for 2 years and are designed to aid the youth from 17-19 years of age.
Fostering Advocates Arizona (FAAZ) is guided by young adults who have experienced foster care. It’s our goal to make sure all foster care young adults have the information, resources and support needed to transition to a new life. FAAZ is for those; thinking about life after they leave foster care, preparing to leave foster care, and exploring programs and services…
The National Crittenton Foundation is the national umbrella for the Crittenton family of agencies, providing services and support to girls and young women. Crittenton agencies provide a comprehensive mix of gender & culturally-responsive, trauma-informed, developmentally-appropriate, strength-based services to girls, young women and their families impacted by childhood adversity, violence & trauma.