Fostering Youth Independence (FYI)

At Fostering Youth Independence (FYI), we believe that education is the key to overcoming a shaky foundation and unlocking doors to a successful future. Our mission is to equip foster youth to complete post-secondary education and become successful, independent adults.

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Hathaway-Sycamores Child and Family Services

In November 2000, Hathaway-Sycamores established the Transitional Independent Living Program to provide support for foster and probation youth emancipating from group or foster homes. This program is designed to satisfy a critical need for housing and supportive mental health services for youth as they make the transition from foster care placements to adulthood and independent living.

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Genesis Hopeful Haven

Genesis Hopeful Haven provides housing to male 18+ year-old high school students as they age out of the foster care system. Our independent living program provides support and encouragement to help them achieve the skills they need to be self-sufficient.

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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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Beulah’s Safe Haven

For our Residential Living Program the three indicators of success for each young woman leaving our care are: securing an individual mentor who will maintain the relationship after discharge, obtaining a driver’s license, and employment eligibility and the ability to enroll in college or vocational courses.

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Bridgeview – Caples Terrace

The Bridgeview Self-Sufficiency Program at Caples Terrace is a life-skills building program designed to help young people aged 18-24 launch into thriving adulthood. Our goal is for youth to use stable housing as a platform for increasing their self-sufficiency.

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Hearts with a Mission Independent Living Program

Providing youth and young adults from Josephine and Jackson Counties who have been in foster care help transitioning into adulthood. The Independent Living Program (ILP) approach is to build relationships with the youth while teaching essential life skills that prepares the youth to live on their own, with their own community supports. Hearts With A Mission currently serves up to…

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Direction 61:3

We practice a holistic approach to aging-out by engaging foster youth in their teens, helping them during the transition process with career preparation, life-skills, and the building and establishment of life changing relationships.  At the completion of their educational and relational goals we support them in career placement, the acquisition of affordable independent living, and the owning of their first…

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Flint Hills Homes of Hope

or HOH, is an internship program that is established to assist 18 – 20 year old young adults who are in the process of or have previously aged out of the Kansas foster care system. During the six months, interns will be equipped with resources and support to further/complete their education, whether that be finishing high school, attaining a GED…

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