New Beginnings Supportive Services
Helping Youth Achieve Self-Sufficiency
Committed Support = Long Term SupportNew Beginnings Supportive Services is a resource of emergency assistance for young adults aging out of foster & juvenile care, staffed by volunteer community members and professionals who help prepare young adults, 16-24, start their journey toward self-sufficiency. New Beginnings helps young adults fill gaps in services.
Support services are crucial to the success of young adults. Transportation, health care, and other needs can prevent a young person from completing training or maintaining a good job placement. New Beginnings provides core support services in an array of ways, both in-house and through direct resource referral. If we don't have the services available or the proper resources, we will make every attempt to refer you to an agency that can provide adequate services. We will also stick with you through the process and follow-up thereafter. We are committed to a long-term connection.
National studies show that within 2-4 years of leaving foster care at age 18:
51% were unemployed
40% were homeless
40% were receiving public assistance or incarcerated
84% became parents
46% did not finish high school
40% experienced drug or alcohol abuse
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