Larkin Extended Aftercare for Supported Emancipation (LEASE)

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Scientific Rating:
Not able to be Rated
See scale of 1-5
Child Welfare System Relevance Level:
See descriptions of 3 levels

About This Program

The information in this program outline is provided by the program representative and edited by the CEBC staff. Larkin Extended Aftercare for Supported Emancipation (LEASE) has been reviewed by the CEBC in the area of: Youth Transitioning Into Adulthood Programs, but lacks the necessary research evidence to be given a Scientific Rating.

Target Population: Emancipating foster care youth ages 18-24, including pregnant and parenting youth

For children/adolescents ages: 18 – 24

Brief Description

LEASE, a program of Larkin Street Youth Services, is a scattered-site residential program for youth ages 18-24 who have emancipated from the foster care system. Youth are housed in studio, one-bedroom, or two-bedroom apartments and receive a range of supportive services including counseling, employment training, education counseling, and case management. Most participants attend college on a part-time or full-time basis. Youth work with their Case Manager to develop an individual plan to meet their unique needs. For all participants, an emphasis is placed on developing the life skills needed for independent living such as household organization and money management.

Program Goals:

The program representative did not provide information about the program’s goals.

Contact Information

Angie Miot-Nudel
Agency/Affiliation: Larkin Street Youth Services
Phone: (415) 673-0911 x216
Fax: (415) 865-1458

Date Research Evidence Last Reviewed by CEBC: June 2014

Date Program Content Last Reviewed by Program Staff: August 2015

Date Program Originally Loaded onto CEBC: September 2006