Research & Publications

See the Change: 2016 Annual Report

In FY 2016, First Place provided education and employment counseling and housing to 476 current and former foster youth with high needs in six California counties. An additional 1,000 young people received support in academics, job seeking, building independent living skills, and avoiding risky behaviors.

  • 75% of First Place youth have a stable home.
  • 96% of First Place youth earned their high school diploma or GED, or were actively enrolled in school.
  • 81% of eligible First Place youth attended college.
  • 81% of First Place youth obtained employment.

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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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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