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What Happens When You Age Out of Foster Care? What Should I Do?

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What Happens When You Age Out of Foster Care? What Should I Do?

January 19, 2022

Erin Jerome

When youth age out of the child welfare system without being placed in a permanent home or reuniting with family, their support can go away overnight. Each year, more than 23,000 young people age out of foster care system, according to the National Foster Youth Institute. Without support along the...

Runaway Prevention Month Highlights Critical Youth Services

November 29, 2021

Erin Jerome

This November, Help Shine a light on the 4.2 million young people who experience some form of homelessness each year. For Manijah Sherin, the trials of being a teenager were harder being a new mother and having a “rocky” relationship with her own mother. “I had to leave and I really had...

The Fall PACES Newsletter is Here!

October 18, 2021

Erin Jerome

Check out the fall issue of The PACES Post, the CAU PACES program’s newsletter! In this issue: learn a little bit about our awesome coaches, the history of Halloween, tips for self care, and members' recent achievements! The Pathways to Academic and Career Exploration to Success (PACES)...

Community Access Unlimited Awarded $15,000 Major Grant from The Provident Bank Foundation

December 2, 2019

Erin Jerome

Community Access Unlimited (CAU) has been awarded a $15,000 grant by The Provident Bank Foundation through their Major Grant program in support of Community and Civic Engagement programming. The program aims to empower at-risk youth through advocacy and leadership training to reduce social...