Here's What Happens:
To you, these are just statistics. To them, it's a reality.
of young men who age out of the foster care system and are legally emancipated have been convicted of a crime.
7 out of 10
7 out of 10 girls who age out of the foster care system will become pregnant before the age of 21.
Less than 3%
chance for children who have aged out of foster care to earn a college degree at any point in their life.
1 out of 2
kids who age out of the system will develop a substance dependence.
First Chance for Foster Youth:
We all believe in second chances, but where is their first?
We have neglected our youth, and put them on a track to failure. As if switching around foster homes and going through the system wasn't enough, at 18 we leave them on the streets with nothing.
Could you make it through life alone?
How Do We Make a Difference?
We don't believe in fixing just one problem, but covering as many holes as possible.
Our 6 step program:
Assigning a mentor in desired field.
Therapy sessions twice weekly.
Weekly classes based on life skills.
Job placement in desired field.
Help through College.
Provide Stable Housing.