First Place for Youth

First Place for Youth is an Oakland, California based nonprofit founded with the goal of minimizing poverty and homelessness among the youth who “age out” of the foster care system. First Place for Youth provides services to youth ages 16-24 years old who are preparing to age out of foster care or who have recently aged out. They work to ensure that these youth have the opportunity to experience a safe and supported transition out of foster care through a housing program, intensive employment services, an academic enrichment program and several other programs.

NPI Rating: BUY

Through a staunch commitment to hiring quality employees and consistently tracking relevant data, First Place for Youth has built a high quality program, which continues to generate positive results for participants and has become a model program for supporting youth transitioning out of foster care.

Download the full research report in PDF format here: NPI Evaluation of First Place for Youth.

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