Research & Publications
First Place For Youth
Dec 8, 2020
In a year of unforeseen challenges, First Place never lost site of the big picture: the need to remove the barriers to success and change the odds for all foster youth. Last year, we and our affiliate partners served 1,583 young people, with 677 receiving housing, education and employment coaching, and comprehensive wraparound supports through our flagship My First Place™ program.
For foster youth who have experienced trauma and instability, the transition to adulthood is a pivotal journey that can be […]
In the Media
With First Place for Youth in her corner, Jayla Lackaff is studying video game design at College of Alameda
In 2023, First Place for Youth and our network partners in Massachusetts, New York, Mississippi, and Cincinnati served 1,660 young […]