Posts Tagged "former foster youth"

Celebrating Children Gala Showcases Solutions to Homelessness for Young Adults

Posted by on Sep 26, 2016 in Events, News | 1 comment

Celebrating Children Gala Showcases Solutions to Homelessness for Young Adults

The poplar Autry Museum of the American West was the site for Hathaway-Sycamores Child and Family Services’ 2016 Celebrating Children Gala on Saturday, Sept. 17.  Over 200 people attended the sold out event. The fundraiser raised over $190,000 that will help fund the therapeutic and other crucial support services that Hathaway-Sycamores – one of Los Angeles County’s largest mental health and welfare agencies – provides each year to thousands of children, youth, young adults, and families...

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3 Paths to Adulthood

Posted by on Sep 21, 2016 in Featured Slider, News, Stories | 0 comments

3 Paths to Adulthood

In the video, 3 Paths to Adulthood, three former foster youth – Armine Gasparyan, Marcos Gutierrez and Wayne Jackson – share their experiences with Hathaway-Sycamores’ Transitional Independent Living Program.  The program provides housing, job training and other support services to help former foster youth transition into successful adults. According to Marcos Gutierrez, “I didn’t think people or places like this existed anywhere. They pretty much helped me put myself back together. They...

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Help Former Foster Youth

Posted by on Jun 6, 2016 in News | 0 comments

Help Former Foster Youth

In Los Angeles County alone, more than 1,100 young people “age-out” of foster care each year.  Sadly, the odds are stacked against them. At least 1-in-5 will experience homelessness and about one-fourth will end up in jail. You can help make a difference at this critical stage in life. As they pursue their education and master the life skills needed for a successful independent adulthood, they need help with the basics. Please help feed these young adults, put a roof over their heads and...

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