Research & Publications

2019 Annual Report

This year, 1,715 foster and homeless youth received supportive services from First Place and our My First Place™ Network partners. Here in California, 652 young people accessed safe, stable housing, education and employment support, and case management services.

  • 96% of My First Place participants were working and/or in school.
  • 90% of youth who exited after at least one year in MFP maintained stable housing
  • 98% of participants avoided arrest while in MFP
  • 95% of participants avoided pregnancy while in MFP


Vision Board Fun with Art + Practice

This month, we held our first ever Vision Board Party and Luncheon with our partners at Art + Practice The […]

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Alicia’s Path to Becoming a Licensed Hairstylist

As we count down to our 25th Anniversary Celebration in May, we are sharing key features and building blocks of […]

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Research & Publications

Evidence Building on Outcomes for Youth Exiting Foster Care

The numbers are in and they show a demonstrable impact on My First PlaceTM program participants’ moving forward with their education.  […]

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