Wraparound supports refers to those services that help youth facing challenges become self-sufficient and thrive. These might include: education and workforce training, vocational rehabilitation, health and mental health services, food, housing, transportation, childcare, mentoring, and counseling. It is critical to coordinate these services and supports across systems, customizing them for each youth. Young people also need to be consistently supported by a caring, competent adult to help them navigate programs and services.
- February 18, 2015
Erin Russ, Program AssociateMany conversations about youth in general, especially disconnected youth, are focused on the need for postsecondary opportunities.…
- February 2, 2015
Got Jobs? Some Positive News on Helping Young Adults Get Good Jobs – Part III @LIKE Young Adult Voices
As described in the second blog post in this series, @LIKE is designed to test several key innovations to improve postsecondary and workforce access and succes…
This forum highlighted how states are addressing the obstacles that youth face as they transition out of the foster care system.
- January 26, 2015
Building on the previous blog post that highlighted the challenges young adults face in finding good jobs, Lori Strumpf, @LIKE Project Director, describes the …