Lifebridge mobilizes, organizes, and equips communities to provide foster and at-risk youth with a safe, healthy environment to learn, grow and reach their full potential. Their responsive efforts assist with stabilizing youth and families impacted by adverse childhood experiences (ACEs). Their preventive efforts disrupt unhealthy patterns and motivate youth to choose a productive lifestyle while providing them with the life skills…
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.
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.
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 mission of Operation: Achieve Independence (OAI) is to provide youth in foster care with all of the tools necessary to be successful when they age out of care. They provide youth with mentors, career and college preparation, life skills training, and more.
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.