Creating Community

posted by Dr. James G. Hood
Tuesday, May 25, 2010

Helpful contact information for foster parents, CASAs, foster kids, and/or those wishing to be involved with foster care in a positive way. 

Foster Care Youth United
Youth Communications
224 W. 29th St., 2nd Floor
New York, NY 10001
212-279-0708
www.youthcomm.org
Lighthouse Youth Services
1501 Madison Road
Cincinnati, OH 45206
Mark Kroner, Director
513-475-5680
www.lys.org

National Resource Center for Youth Services
The University of Oklahoma
Schusterman Center
4502 E. 41st Street, Building 4 West
Tulsa, OK 74135
918-660-3700
http://youthlifeskills.nrcys.ou.edu/yls.htm

Work Appreciation for Youth
The Children’s Village
Dobbs Ferry, NY 10522
Candace Rashada, Director
914-693-0600
www.childrensvillage.org

The Annie E. Casey Foundation
School-to-Career Partnership
701 St. Paul St., Baltimore, MD 21202
800-222-1099
www.aecf.org

Child Welfare League of America
440 First Street, NW, 3rd Floor
Washington, DC 20001-2085
202-638-2952
www.CWLA.org

HUD Resources for Youth
Leaving Foster Care
Family Unification Program
www.hud.gov/offices/pih/grants/nofas/01/fup.cfm

Common Ground Community
505 Eighth Ave., 15th floor
New York, NY 10018
212-389-9334
www.commonground.org

(References Courtesy of  Hurley, Kendra. “Almost Home: Teens Need Independent Living Experience When Leaving Foster Care, by Kendra Hurley.” National Housing Institute. Web. 25 May 2010. http://www.nhi.org/online/issues/125/fostercare.html.)



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