The young people First Place serves are among those with the greatest needs in our community. On average, before they come to First Place, these young people have spent more than eight years in the foster care system and lived in six different foster homes.


Ethnicity of Participants (%)

Gender of Participants* (%)

*0.7% of First Place participants identify as transgender or declined to state their gender

Educational Attainment at Program Entry

Employment Status at Program Entry

Risk Factors at Entry

Justice System Involved


Housing Instability


Have Children of Their Own