$200 Million Venture to Help Youth Aging Out of Foster Care Hits New York, Pittsburgh
The Tennessee-based Youth Villages, one of the largest nonprofits in the country, has awarded New York City and Pittsburgh major funding to implement a promising support program for young adults who have recently left foster care.
Ready to Work: L.A.’s Systems-Involved Youth Build Careers
During a recent St. Anne’s meeting for pregnant and parenting teenagers in Los Angeles, seven students learned the difference between a resume and a cover letter. It is a particularly important distinction for these young women, all between the ages of 15 and 18, who are trying to juggle parenting and high school with their eventual careers.
Housing Shortage Drives Transition-Aged Foster Youth Across San Francisco County Line
San Francisco’s endemic housing crisis is contributing to a startling exodus of older foster youth, leaving neighboring counties to shoulder the responsibility.
Housing For Youth Aging Out of Foster Care
The U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) provides housing assistance to many former foster youth via the voucher-based Family Unification Program (FUP), but prior to a new research project conducted by Mathematica Policy Research and Chapin Hall at the University of Chicago on behalf of HUD and the U.S.