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…
Christian Heritage’s mission is to change the future of child welfare in Nebraska by mobilizing a Gospel-centered community to support vulnerable children and families. Programs included are Beyond Prison, Families Together and Foster Care.
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.
Fundamentals for Foster Care provides self-eSTEAM mentoring presents and presence for those in the foster care system and those aging out.
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.
Many factors influence the college that students enroll in, and the college they attend plays a role in their likelihood of remaining in college and ultimately earning a degree. Building on previous CalYOUTH reports, this memo takes a closer look at the types of colleges that foster youth enroll in, including average retention rates and the number of semesters completed…
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…).
Unfaulted works to empower young women who have aged out of foster care, as they work towards independence.
This research-based issue brief outlines clear strategies and framework elements that child welfare service systems should adopt to promote the development of resilience among young adults in foster care. Readers explore what it means to develop resilience, what research says about this issue and why it is such a vital asset for youth in care.
This brief summarizes current research and promising practices for implementing TIC to support the well-being of children exposed to trauma and help them reach their full potential. The brief begins with an overview of the nature, prevalence, and impact of childhood trauma, followed by a discussion of related risk factors associated with poor child outcomes and protective factors that support…