By upholding the well-being of the entire family, the CYS offers outcome based activities designed to foster positive youth development and support the unique strengths and challenges of National Guard children. This high quality, out-of-school time program exists in 54 States, Territories and the District of Columbia to mitigate risky behaviors, enhance resilience, develop positive coping strategies, and assist our National Guard youth in reaching their full potential as the next generation of leaders. The CYS is available to school age dependents, ages 6 to 18 years, of National Guard Soldiers and Airmen, regardless of deployment status including traditional drilling Guardsmen , Survivors, and Active Component Soldiers and Airmen geographically-separated from installation-based program support. While child care type services are not offered within the core program, resources for assistance are available. Login Join JSS.
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Nearly a quarter of the approximately , children in foster care are age 14 or older and more than 17, young people age out of foster care at age 18 each year. The challenges facing older youth in foster are immense. Supporting older youth involves many components, including the option to extend foster care or allow reentry into foster care, providing the most normal childhood experience possible through extracurricular activities, educational stability and opportunity, transitioning from foster care to independent living, and housing. When looking at these policy options, the ability to engage current and former foster youth is invaluable. This toolkit provides an overview of the issues faced by older youth in foster care as well as policy options and checklists for legislators to consider. By the time they age out of foster care, usually at age 18, many young people bear the scars of physical abuse and emotional trauma. Children in foster care often face exposure including prenatally to alcohol and other drugs, parental abuse, neglect and abandonment, violence in their homes and communities, separation from birth families, and frequent changes in foster care placement.
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For more than 10 years, NCHP has been implementing programs that educate teens and parents about sensitive issues related to drugs and alcohol, premature sexual activity, and juvenile delinquency. Based in Tucson, Arizona, with a regional office in New Orleans, our organization was founded in to address the health needs of border populations. Since then we have developed a strong national presence providing education and services to minority and underserved populations in 44 states and two U. We have housed over 70 public health programs and services promoting the health and well-being of individuals and communities across the U.
This number continues to rise each year as more students and their families struggle with rising costs of living and stagnant wages. Many homeless students do not have an adult to provide guidance or assistance when it comes time to think about higher education. She is now a senior case manager with the YWCA where her focus is helping disenfranchised women move into stable housing, find employment and further their educations.