Know Before You Go

Did you know that in California, foster care benefits don’t end at 18? When you turn 18, you have new options for supportive housing, financial assistance, and more, up to the age of 21. Find out more below.

The KnowB4UGo YouTube series and the accompanying website were created by foster youth, for foster youth, with real advice from young adults who have been there about getting a job, cooking your own food, budgeting, and more. It also lists helpful resources related to education, housing, legal services, birth control, parenting, and more.

Get That Job and Keep It Toolkit

GTJAKI_thumbnail_600x778The Get That Job and Keep It Toolkit is meant to assist youth and their job coaches in the journey toward finding and maintaining a job. You’ll find helpful explanations, worksheets and links throughout the guide. This guide is best used in conjunction with a Google account and a supportive adult mentor that can serve as a Job Coach.

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