Transitional Age Foster Youth
There are about 500 youth in foster care in the greater Sacramento area, many more throughout California.
Currently there are not enough homes to care for them, resulting in needless stays in a higher level of care or worse yet to become homeless. Being a foster Parent to teens can be an exceptionally rewarding experience. Most teens in care are looking for someone who is willing to be a life connection to help guide them through the difficult transition to adulthood and self-efficiency. Your main role as a resource parent with teen to provide unconditional regard and support to help them navigate the challenges and obstacles ahead. Learning how to complete the tasks a of everyday living, how to apply for a job, search for house and budget their money.