The following resources are available to eligible youth in the foster care system, including housing, education, health and employment resources.

Housing

Many youth in the foster care system have difficulty finding safe and permanent housing. Below are resources that can assist youth research housing options.

  • Journey House – Journey House is a non-profit organization whose sole purpose is to assist emancipated foster youth meet their independent living needs.
  • Sanctuary of Hope – For youth ages 18-22, experiencing homelessness, contact:  424.374.8038.
  • Wind Youth Services – Provides a safe, non-judgmental space for homeless and runaway youth away from the dangers of the street in Sacramento.
  • Sacramento Housing and Redevelopment Agency (SHRA)
  • Current or former foster youth between 18 and 25 years learn more about the Transitional Housing Placement Program (THPP-NMD) and the Transitional Housing Program Plus (THP-Plus) here.
  • For Los Angeles County Housing, visit the (Independent Living Program) ILP website.
  • California Homeless Youth Handbook– The Homeless Youth Handbook is a guide for homeless youth with information about rights, responsibilities, and resources.

Education

The list below includes resources for youth in need of educational support or those interested in pursuing higher education.


Health and Wellness

CLC is committed to ensuring our clients have access to resources that will help them reach their full potential including overall health and wellness.


Employment

Resources for youth in search of employment are below.