Foster Youth Agencies
The Annie E. Casey Foundation helps foster public policies, human-service reforms, and community supports that more effectively meet the needs of today's vulnerable children and families. In pursuit of this goal, the Foundation makes grants that help states, cities, and neighborhoods fashion more innovative, cost-effective responses to these needs.
Bust' n Out acts as an information resource for all youth, youth in foster care and emancipated youth in Butte, Glenn, Colusa, Shasta, Tehama, Lassen, Plumas, Del Norte, Humboldt, Modoc, Siskiyou, Trinity, Lake, Sutter, and Yuba counties so that they can obtain important information emancipation.
Provides direct care and coordinated service collaborations to foster youth up to and through emancipation.
Chapin Hall is an applied research center at the University of Chicago dedicated to conducting and actively disseminating rigorous research that serves children and youth, their families, and the communities in which they live.
An award-winning website dedicated to the in-care and emancipated foster youth of Contra Costa County.
FosterClub.com provides information relating to foster care, including articles written by young people, foster care questions and answers, message boards, contests, and even biographies of famous people who grew up in foster care.
FosterClub.org is designed for the adults who support and care about young people in foster care. Caseworkers, Independent Living Providers, foster parents and advocates will find resources, tools and articles that will inspire.
Foster A Dream provides programs and resources that build the hopes, dreams and futures of Bay Area foster children.
A web site designed for youth preparing to transition out of foster care. It's packed with resources, success stories, scholarship opportunities, discussion forums, youth boards, advocacy and legislation information.
HEY's mission is to strengthen and connect San Francisco's systems of support for Bay Area foster youth so that all youth emancipating or aging out of the foster care system can enjoy a healthy transition to adulthood.
Larkin Street helps San Francisco's most vulnerable youth move beyond life on the street. They offer a range of housing options - from emergency shelter to permanent supportive housing - in addition to wraparound services including education, technology and employment training; healthcare, including mental health, substance abuse and HIV services; and case management.
With affiliates in U.S. states and territories, NFPA serves foster families and the children and youth in their care through a network of affiliates.
The National Resource Center for Youth Services at the University of Oklahoma, College of Continuing Education has been resourcing the youth services community for more than twenty-five years, providing training and technical assistance to programs in Oklahoma and nationally.
The Orphan Foundation of America serves thousands of foster teens across the United States. Whether they're providing them with college scholarships, connecting them with mentors and internships, sending them care packages, or testifying before Congress, OFA is a passionate champion of foster youth.
Pivotal Point is a non-profit organization designed to promote self-sufficiency among high risk, underserved youth age 16-24. Through intensive employment training, vocational skills development, entrepreneurship training, case management, and other comprehensive supportive services, we help youth successfully make the transition into productive, prosperous adults.
The Silicon Valley Children's Fund invests in the development and expansion of high impact programs and practices that improve educational and life outcomes for foster youth in the Silicon Valley and beyond.