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.
The primary goal of the present study was to explore how accumulation of risk and protective factors contributed to resilient functioning among youth leaving foster care in one state. Specifically, this research aimed to examine whether cumulative risk and protection independently affected resilience, or whether the impact of protection was contingent upon the level of risk.
Hand2Paw’s mission is to provide a safe and supportive work environment for youth, ages 16-24, who are experiencing housing insecurity or foster care involvement, as a means of enhancing resilience, compassion, and connection with people, animals and the community of Philadelphia.
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.
A Way Home America is an advocacy organization ending homelessness for Black, Indigenous, youth of color, and LGBTQ+ youth, on a path to ending it for all. The circumstances that lead young people to experience homelessness are unique to the individual. They may be rooted in family conflict, like running away from an abusive household, or being kicked out of…
The mission of Connections Homes Texas is to prevent poverty, homelessness, and exploitation for aged out foster and homeless youth without family by connecting them to Mentoring Families. Their vision is that every homeless and former foster youth would thrive in life and impact their world from the safety of a healthy connection.
The Lighthouse is a Christ-focused nonprofit organization in Riga, Latvia. We work with young adults aged out of the orphan care system or from difficult family backgrounds. Our goal is to mentor and lead them toward healthy adulthood. We do this by building mentoring relationships and teaching practical life skills.