Research & Publications

Within Reach: 2015 Annual Report

When we think back on our own lives, it’s easy to understand why the brink of adulthood is such an important time. Turning 18 means we’re at a crossroads — trying to figure out who we are and exploring where we belong in the world.

In 2015, First Place supported 464 young people with moving into safe, stable homes and served a total of 1,632 youth in five California counties. Data from the last fiscal year shows that:

  • 83% of First Place youth have a stable home.
  • 80% of First Place youth earned their high school diploma or GED, or were actively enrolled in school.
  • 91% of eligible First Place youth attended college.
  • 86% 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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