Starting Strong

In 2018, Fostering Further began partnering with Licking County Job and Family Services to mentor young people who were aging out of foster care, which led to the Starting Strong programs. These programs are designed specifically to support youth as they navigate the challenges of transitioning from foster care into their adult lives.

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On Point for College

Since 1999, On Point has helped more than 11,000 first-generation youth to get into college, stay there, and succeed afterwards. We help students find financial aid, fill out the forms, and get the resources to survive and succeed. We drive them to colleges, visit them to help them stay on track, and go to their graduations. And since 2008, we’ve helped…

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Hope’s Path

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…).

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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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