In the Media

Training transition-age youth to prepare tax forms helps them access tax incentives and builds financial literacy

Former foster youth especially could be at risk of missing out on a tax credit, said Jane Schroeder, Chief Policy Officer at First Place for Youth.

(LA Times)

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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