Christian Alliance for Orphans – Aging Out Initiative

As older orphans and foster children age out of care, the trends are heart breaking: homelessness, substance abuse, trafficking, crime and incarceration await many who lack adequate support networks. We believe the Church is called to step into that gap, opening doors to promising futures for these children through holistic life transition programs including: Life Skills Training, Spiritual Care and…

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Big Oak Boys’ and Girls’ Ranches

Big Oak Boys’ Ranch resides on 474 acres of sprawling farmland outside of Gadsden, Alabama. Here, boys who have experienced some of the worst life has to offer find a true home filled with love and a chance to fulfill God’s purpose for their lives. At Big Oak Girls’ Ranch, situated on 325 acres just outside of Springville, Alabama, they…

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Angel Reach

Angel Reach has developed a three-level housing plan with additional expectations at each level.  The program is designed to foster increased independence at each level.  At all levels, free counseling is provided to focus on repairing the emotional scars of abuse and neglect.  As a foster youth advances through the levels, life skills classes prepare the young adults to be…

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HOME Program-Dakota Boys and Girls Ranch

Individuals receive a 1-bed, 1-bath apartment with kitchen, living room, and equipped with basic furnishings. The HOME program provides support through a formal face-to-face checking in once a week, daily sign in/outs, and access to a variety of services including life skills training including meal planning, cooking, accessing transportation, budgeting, accessing services, and more.

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Special Treasures

Special Treasures is a non-profit thrift store that supports foster teens and aged-out young adults. They learn work skills such as furniture repair, furniture painting, warehouse management, stocking, salesmanship and more. Youth are mentored by volunteers and workforce development staff. They also get help with resumes, work ethics, financial management, and internships and job placement.

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Footsteps Transitional Living Program

Footsteps provides Transitional Living services to youth in the foster care system ages 16 through 21. Youth are offered housing services in a group home setting or an independent apartment setting, based on their life skills and need. All youth are offered assistance with education, employment, mental and physical health, and life skills acquisition.

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Zoie’s Place

Zoie’s Place provides housing and other support services to youth and young adults who have experienced foster care. Our two transitional homes are located in Denton, TX and offer housing for 8 young women who have experienced or aged out of foster care. We also provide ongoing support services, life skills training, mentorship and support for students pursuing higher education.

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Pivot: A Turning Point For Youth

Pivot, Inc. is a nonprofit community organization that advocates, educates, intervenes and counsels youth and families to make a positive difference in their lives. What we do: Meet housing & basic needs, provide education & job assistance, prevention & intervention, and therapeutic care.

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