NSHE Foster Youth Success Initiative

(702) 522.7035
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Originally in 2018 The Nevada System of Higher Education (NSHE) began their Foster Youth Success Initiative, which began with the NSHE waiving course enrollment fees (tuition) for eligible former foster youth students. This initiative gained support from the Walter S. Johnson Foundation, whose grant funded... Read more

Arizona: Health Insurance Other Than Medicaid

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Though the name sounds intimidating, the AHCCS is Arizona’s health care program. Like the well-known Medicaid (or OHP), AHCCCS functions as AZ’s main health insurance. They cover families and individuals/foster youth.Read more

A Home Within: Therapy for Current/Former Foster Youth

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A small group of psychotherapists founded the organization as the Children’s Psychotherapy Project in San Francisco in 1994 with a mission to heal the wounds of complex trauma and ambiguous loss for current and former foster youth. ahomewithin.org provides individual, open-ended, relationship-based psychotherapy free of... Read more

Oregon: Safe & Strong Youth Line (Mental Health Resource)

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COVID-19 has changed our lives, and it can feel difficult for anyone. There’s support for you and the people you love. Use this page linked above as a tool to help make sense of what you're going through and to learn more about what resources... Read more

Kentucky: Foster Youth Independent Living Program

(502) 564-2147 ext 3599
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Independent Living (IL) Programs help current and former foster youth reach their independent living goals, providing services for education, employment, housing, budgeting, and building a support network to assist young people as they transition to adulthood.Read more