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. 

Click here to review our newly published brief that summarizes a comparison of outcomes of youth in First Place’s THP-NMD program with those of the top ten other providers in the state. The brief shows that our work to keep youth in school was statistically more effective than the efforts of other providers.

Blog

Trauma-Informed Care in Action at First Place 

For foster youth who have experienced trauma and instability, the transition to adulthood is a pivotal journey that can be […]

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In the Media

Share the Spirit: After years in the foster system, a young woman gets a room of her own

With First Place for Youth in her corner, Jayla Lackaff is studying video game design at College of Alameda

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Research & Publications

2023 Annual Report

In 2023, First Place for Youth and our network partners in Massachusetts, New York, Mississippi, and Cincinnati served 1,660 young […]

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