The journey to adulthood is a critical phase in every young person’s life, filled with hopes, dreams, and aspirations. For […]
For more than two decades, First Place for Youth has been a pioneering force in providing extended care and support […]
This month, we held our first ever Vision Board Party and Luncheon with our partners at Art + Practice The […]
In the spirit of bringing in role models for navigating life after foster care, our partners at Art + Practice hosted […]
When Jacob, 21 years old, joined our Apprenticeship program to work at Family Harvest Farm in Pittsburgh, CA, he wasn’t […]
This National Financial Literacy Month, First Place for Youth partnered with JP Morgan Chase for an ongoing six-week Financial Health workshop series to […]
Mississippi governor grants foster youth, ages 18-21, scholarships and the right to rent as adults Foster youth successfully advocate for […]
Conrad Hilton Foundation Selects First Place for Youth for Multi-year grant to improve foster care in Los Angeles region OAKLAND, […]
See how the My First Place™ Network is making more possible for transition-age foster youth across the U.S.
Published last week in print and on the LADYGUNN website, Life After Foster Care shares portraits and stories of former foster youth in their […]
On April 17, First Place joined the United team for an inside look at the jobs that keep the airline running, and the skills for succeeding with the company.
On March 21, First Place hosted a career day for program participants at our Wilshire Boulevard office. The event was the latest in an ongoing series of employment-focused activities planned in partnership with United Airlines
United Airlines and First Place for Youth came together in July to celebrate the airlines $1M investment in our Los Angeles programs
First Place is proud to be a grantee of the Jewish Community Foundation of Los Angeles
Glassybaby’s open studio glassblowing lessons offer a novel experience and the chance to support local organizations like First Place for Youth.
As recipients of a Super Bowl Host Committee “Game Changer” grant, First Place for Youth and the #WhenIWas18 campaign were […]
As reported in the San Francisco Chronicle, the San Francisco Bay Area Super Bowl 50 Host Committee will be distributing […]
First Place youth in Los Angeles are thriving, thanks to a generous donation from Women Helping Youth (WHY).
The National Foster Youth Institute held a three day Job Shadowing training in the First Place for Youth Los Angeles office from January […]
The My New Red Shoes organization helps homeless and low-income kids look and feel confident by providing them with new shoes and […]
First Place for Youth and Kaiser Permanente thank all who came out to support a great cause! Our 6th Annual […]