National: Going Places (Driver Resource)

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Going Places is a SPARC (State Policy and Advocacy Reform Center) effort to reduce barriers for youth in foster care to obtain driver's licenses and state IDs, nationwide. Recognizing the high level of importance that a driver’s license can have in the life of an... Read more


California: A Sense of Home

310-804-8998
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A Sense of Home (ASOH) creates first homes for youth who age out of the foster care system by bringing together virtually every segment of the community in doing social good while deriving great value in return.Read more


California: Fostering Hope LA

(310)292-9734
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This is a Christian organization serving trasition age foster youth. They provide mentors and job skills. Fostering Hope LA's strategy is to provide job readiness training and Christian mentorship for youth aging out of foster care in Los Angeles. We want to see these young... Read more


California: John Burton Advocates for Youth

415-348-0011
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John Burton Advocates (JBA) for Youth is a statewide non-profit organization based in San Francisco, working to improve the quality of life for California’s foster, former foster, and homeless youth. JBA for youth was founded in 2005 by progressive champion John Burton, a former member... Read more


Federal Student Aid (FAFSA)

Student Loan Support Center: 1-800-557-7394
Federal Student Aid Info Center: 1-800-433-3243
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NOTE: Youth who have experienced Foster care may be eligible for foster specific funding. Check your state resources for Education & Training Voucher (ETV) or read more at the child welfare gateway: https://www.childwelfare.gov/topics/outofhome/independent/support/vouchers/ Federal Student Aid is responsible for managing the student financial assistance programs... Read more