Alameda County Foster Youth Alliance
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675 Hegenberger Road Suite 100 Oakland CA 95621 USA
A coalition of community based organizations and public agencies, the Foster Youth Alliance seeks to assure the well being and empowerment of foster and probation youth by engaging in strategic advocacy to develop resources, provide for continuous improvement of programs, and maintain accountability in publicly funded service systems.
Over the past several years, FYA’s advocacy and leadership has: Established a robust system of proactive emancipation planning for older foster youth. Improved access to mental health services for transition age youth. Maximized the availability of housing for former foster youth. Ensured that federal stimulus funds are maximized to benefit transition age youth. Achieved a level of coordination and collaboration among programs serving transition age youth in Alameda County that is the envy of counties around the state.
Non-profit organizations, public agencies, adult professionals, community members, foster parents, educators, foster youth, and probation youth, in Alameda County, California
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Alameda County, California
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