Research & Publications

The Dollars and Sense of Becoming a Medi-Cal Contracted Organization

In 2015, First Place for Youth initiated the process to obtain a contract to provide Early and Periodic Screening, Diagnostic and Treatment (EPSDT) Medi-Cal billable services to our program participants. In this brief, we explore some of the challenges and barriers we face in this journey. We hope the lessons we learned along the way can help other providers considering similar initiatives and spark a conversation with stakeholders and policymakers interested in system reform.

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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Impact Stories

Meet Kaelyn, Future Licensed Vocational Nurse! 

My First Place™ participant and mother, Kaelyn, is working diligently to create a better life for her daughter. Because of […]

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