Rising Tide Communities - Orangewood

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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. Rising Tide Communities - Orangewood 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: Former foster youth between 18 and 24 years

For children/adolescents ages: 18 – 24

Brief Description

Rising Tide Communities, developed by Orangewood Foundation, is a transitional housing program. The program provides a range of options for former foster youth, which include housing, employment assistance, transportation assistance, ongoing training in day-to-day life skills, counseling, mentoring, and spiritual life development. Rising Tide Communities is an intermediate step between dependency on the foster care system and independent living.

Program Goals:

The goal of Rising Tide Communities - Orangewood is:

  • Teach the young adults life skills to prepare them for healthy interdependence

Contact Information

Linda Levshin
Agency/Affiliation: Orangewood Foundation
Website: www.orangewoodfoundation.org
Phone: (714) 619-0239
Fax: (714) 796-2139

Date Research Evidence Last Reviewed by CEBC: June 2015

Date Program Content Last Reviewed by Program Staff: March 2016

Date Program Originally Loaded onto CEBC: September 2006