Daily News had an exclusive on YV LifeSet Program Monday http://beta.nydailynews.com/new-york/acs-helping-young-people-prepare-life-foster-care-article-1.3948909 Memphis Local Paper Press Release on YV LifeSet. See below links: https://www.news-journal.com/ap/national/public-agencies-nonprofits-in-new-york-city-pittsburgh-launch-intensive/article_9edb1332-f86a-5960-ab09-5cf6b70a9537.html http://www.prnewswire.com/news-releases/public-agencies-nonprofits-in-new-york-city-pittsburgh-launch-intensive-program-to-help-former-foster-youth-300634852.html https://chronicleofsocialchange.org/child-welfare-2/national-expansion-aging-out-foster-youth-new-york-pittsburgh/30801
THE CITY OF NEW YORK OFFICE OF THE MAYOR NEW YORK, NY 10007 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: June 14, 2018 CONTACT: [email protected], (212) 788-2958 DE BLASIO ADMINISTRATION ANNOUNCES NEW TASK FORCE TO PREVENT AND END YOUTH HOMELESSNESS IN NEW YORK CITY Group of experts will coordinate a six-month community process resulting in a strategic plan that…
YVLifeSet is a program that supports youth ages 17-22 who have been involved in the foster care, juvenile justice and/or mental health system. The YVLifeSet model is implemented by specialists who provide youth with intensive community-based support comprised of both clinical and skill-building interventions. Program success is defined by the youth and includes: maintaining stable…
The Charles Evans Emergency Educational Fund assists young people who were formerly in the foster care system with emergency funding to advance and complete their educational endeavors. This Fund is run in close partnership with ACS, where staff members do an initial application review and make recommendations to NYFC. These emergency funds meets vital…
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