Children's Aid Society of Mercer County - Creating Foundations
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United Way of Allegheny County
Description of Service
Creating Foundations is a mentoring program modeled after “Safe Families for Children” in Lancaster, Pennsylvania. The purpose of this program is to connect youth and young adults who are between the ages of 14-26 and who are aging out of the Pennsylvania foster care system with a mentor or mentor family who will assist them with the transition into adulthood. The goal of making these connections is that they develop into a lifelong support for the young adults in the program.
Youth are referred by CYS - JPO
Children's Aid Society will educate and train the mentors.
Youth and young adults who are between the ages of 14-26 and who are aging out of the Pennsylvania foster care system.