My First Place
About This Program
It is the mission of First Place for Youth to support youth in their transition from foster care to successful adulthood by promoting choices and strengthening individual and community resources. First Place for Youth works to ensure that all foster youth have the opportunity to experience a safe and supported transition from foster care. The My First Place program consists of a supportive housing program, an academic enrichment program, counseling, youth community center, and collaboration with other Bay Area organizations.
Goals of My First Place:
The goal of the My First Place program is for youth to obtain the skills necessary to live independently and succeed on their own.
Target Population: Foster youth ages 16-23 who are, or are at-risk of, becoming homeless. The program is designed to allow transition aged youth (TAY) to participate.
For children/adolescents ages: 16 – 23
Date Research Evidence Last Reviewed by CEBC: June 2012
Date Program Originally Loaded onto CEBC: September 2006
Date Program Content Last Reviewed by Program Staff: September 2006