Research & Publications

Changing Trajectories: 2017 Annual Report

First Place served 1,460 young people in Fiscal Year 2017. Our newest program in Santa Clara County grew to house 56 young people, and we expanded our capacity in San Francisco and Los Angeles through new housing partnerships.

  • 75% of First Place youth transition to a stable home after leaving program.
  • 96% of First Place youth earned or were working toward their high school diploma/GED.
  • 83% of eligible First Place youth enrolled in post-secondary programs.
  • 77% of First Place youth obtained employment.
  • First Place youth are three times more likely to earn a living wage than foster youth nationwide

Research & Publications

2022 Annual Report

Last year, First Place for Youth and our network partners in Boston, New York, Mississippi, and Cincinnati served 1,507 young […]

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Blog

Youth and Staff Gathered to Give Thanks

The holidays can be a hard time for foster youth.  But over the last week at all of our housing […]

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Impact Stories

Keke is Ready for a Construction Career!

“First Place is a really, really, really good program, and I wish people would join this program because they help […]

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