Youth have the tools necessary to successfully transition from foster care to adult living. Some of these tools include activities-based curricula to teach independent living life skills, services to help expand self-confidence and learn self-guidance and assistance with career assessments, job search, job referrals, mentoring, job skills training, job placement and provide educational funding and support.

connectED

The program serves young adults ages 16-24 who have foster care experience. connectED’s goal is to support the youth’s overall goals and improve their economic outcomes. The program utilizes evidence-based interventions to help youth learn and practice positive relationship skills; pursue and retain meaningful employment; and develop a network of healthy peer support. The program provides PAID life skills training and mentor like support to manage everyday obstacles.

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Cities where program is offered

Counties where program is offered

  • Bexar

Education Training Voucher/Unaccompanied Refugee Minor (ETV/ETV-URM)

The program provides educational funding and support through coordination of services for youth who are eligible in every county in Texas.

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Cities where program is offered

Counties where program is offered

  • All Counties in Texas

Preparation for Adult Living – Life Skills Training (PAL LST)

Assesses readiness for independent living and utilizes an experiential activities based curriculum to teach independent living life skills. Life skills are taught through a series of training classes providing youth with the fundamental skills needed to live independently in adulthood.

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Cities where program is offered

Counties where program is offered

  • Archer
  • Baylor
  • Brown
  • Callahan
  • Clay
  • Coleman
  • Cottle
  • Eastland
  • Fisher
  • Foard
  • Hardeman
  • Haskell
  • Jack
  • Jones
  • Kent
  • Knox
  • Mitchell
  • Montague
  • Nolan
  • Runnels
  • Scurry
  • Shackelford
  • Stephens
  • Stonewell
  • Taylor
  • Throckmorton
  • Wichita
  • Wilbarger
  • Young

Preparation for Adult Living – Transitional and Financial Support Services (PAL TFSS)

Program ensures that youth have the tools necessary to successfully transition from foster care to adult living. Services help to expand their skills and knowledge, strengthen their self-confidence, create healthy relationships and ultimately learn self-guidance.

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Cities where program is offered

Counties where program is offered

  • Archer
  • Baylor
  • Brown
  • Callahan
  • Clay
  • Coleman
  • Comanche
  • Cottle
  • Eastland
  • Fisher
  • Foard
  • Hardeman
  • Haskell
  • Jack
  • Jones
  • Kent
  • Knox
  • Mitchell
  • Montague
  • Nolan
  • Runnels
  • Scurry
  • Shackelford
  • Stephens
  • Stonewell
  • Taylor
  • Throckmorton
  • Wichita
  • Wilbarger
  • Young

Texas Workforce Commision (TWC)

Providing necessary assistance to youth who are transitioning out of foster care. Advocates provide career assessments, job search assistance, job referrals, mentoring, job skills training, and job placement for youth in the program.

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Cities where program is offered

Counties where program is offered

  • Archer
  • Baylor
  • Brown
  • Callahan
  • Clay
  • Coleman
  • Comanche
  • Cottle
  • Eastland
  • Fisher
  • Foard
  • Hardeman
  • Haskell
  • Jack
  • Jones
  • Kent
  • Knox
  • Mitchell
  • Montague
  • Nolan
  • Runnels
  • Scurry
  • Shackelford
  • Smith
  • Stephens
  • Stonewell
  • Taylor
  • Throckmorton
  • Wichita
  • Wilbarger
  • Young

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