“The world can be a hazardous place for youth who age out of foster care without the proper support behind them. In Florida, more than 3,000 teens face this reality, according to the state’s Department of Children and Families. The statistics for this group are alarming… Lake County’s Forward Paths Foundation seeks to address vulnerable young people’s needs. Forward Paths provides temporary housing, job skills training, and both educational and financial assistance. With these supports, youth who age out of the foster care system have greatly increased chances of leading healthy, safe, and independent lives.”
Read the whole article, Helping Vulnerable Young People Stay on Track here.
Learn more about Denise Burry’s project, Forward Paths Foundation, Inc, here.