Share The Spirit: Young East Bay woman goes from homelessness to bright future
First Place For Youth helps young adults get on their feet and prepare for the future
GreenLight Cincinnati and Hamilton County JFS team up to bring new program to Cincy’s foster youth
First Place for Youth aims for self-sufficiency.
Kids don’t stay in foster care forever. What happens after that?
Mississippi Youth Voice is another new program established to help youth in care graduate college. It is part of First Place for Youth, established in Mississippi in 2017 in partnership with the Jim Casey Youth Opportunities Initiative.
First Place Names Former Obama Advisor as New CEO
First Place for Youth has named former Department of Health and Human Services staffer Heidi McIntosh as its CEO.
McIntosh comes to FPFY from the National Association of Social Workers, where she had been serving as deputy director. Before that, she was a senior policy advisor at the Department of Health and Human Services in the Obama administration, where she worked on the National Child and Family Service Reviews (CFSRs).
First Place for Youth Gets $1 Million to Expand Services for L.A.’s Foster Youth
First Place for Youth has been awarded a $1 million grant from United Airlines to expand their services in the Los Angeles area.
In California, a data-driven ‘life boat’ for those transitioning out of foster care
Success is not measured in hugs.
This a core tenet of First Place for Youth, a nonprofit organization that runs a housing, education and job development program in California from its home office in downtown Oakland.