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.
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.
RMYA’s TurningPoint program opened in 1999 to serve youth aging out of foster care in a residential setting. Former and extended foster youth (18-24 years) live in 6 houses and receive life and job skills, counseling, and assistance with education, health & social service resources, and referrals.
Reclaimed43 is a non-profit 501C3 mentor program dedicated to creating community, consistency, and connections for teenagers aging out of foster care. Their foster youth programming includes mentoring, connecting youth with cars, connecting youth with a support system, and providing other assistance.
Safe Families PLUS (Providing Lasting Unconditional Support) mentors are key partners in helping older youth successfully transition to adulthood. Mentors are paired with a youth or young adult between the ages of 14 to 21, and are expected to commit to at least a year of meeting on a consistent basis. Mentors can serve as “anchor families” to youth, providing a…
SOS is Shelter Care’s only non-residential program that assists at-risk and homeless youth, ages 16-24, through the operation of a drop-in center and a variety of outreach services. The purpose of this program is to help youth escape homelessness and secure safe, stable housing.
The Transitional Living Program is designed to assist young adults to develop appropriate social and work skills, and addresses psychological issues promoting behaviors to help ensure a rewarding and fulfilling life. Our goal is to enable children to transition into the community as prepared as possible for independence and self-sufficiency.
Sunrise has created an innovative and lifechanging Independent Living program for 18-to-21 year-olds who have aged out of the state’s care. As a participant, you will be given the tools you need to build your own future as an independent adult through one of our multiple programs located across Kentucky.
The Purple Project has devoted its energy to passionately advocating, and providing services for those foster youth who are on the path to transitioning out (aging out) of foster care, and for those who have already transitioned. Our mission is to assist those youth and young adults who have or will transition (age out) of the foster care system with…