Foster Youth in College

Transition Goals

The goals of Transition to Adult living is to provide youth assistance in transitioning from foster care to adult living through a private/public network of support, in order to promote their success. This assistance includes assessment, mentoring, self-esteem building, personal future planning, caregiver and family networking, basic life-skills training, housing, leisure skills, education, employment, on-the-job training, information and referral, crisis support, medical, mental health and limited financial assistance.

Why is This Needed?

National studies on kids aging out of foster care show:

Foster Youth Holding Driver's License
Foster Youth

Action Steps

Just For Youth

Just for youth is a website with links to assist youth in the transition to adult living.

Group of Foster Youth Celebrating
Group of youth

Additional Resources