Foster Care and Adoption
For prospective mentees who have completed orientation, this is the required training to work with a mentor in our UP4Youth program.
Our UP4Youth program offers structure, support, and guidance in creating short- and long-term goals with youth and young adults to help them achieve self-determination and self-sufficiency. The ultimate goal of the program is to help youth build the personal life skills necessary for a successful transition to adulthood, employment, and a lifelong network of peers and mentors to help them along the way.
If you have yet to attend an orientation, please review our calendar for upcoming dates.
Please contact the program manager, Isaac Casas, at i[email protected] or 213-365-2900 for more information or to RSVP.
ExtraordinaryFamilies is a leading nonprofit foster family, adoption and advocacy organization dedicated to improving the daily lives, and long-term outcomes of children impacted by child welfare, from newborn to young adults.
Working with children and families, we combine best practices with proven research and advocacy to create visionary policies, innovative programs and scalable services that produce measurable improvements in the lives of children and families involved in child welfare or at risk of involvement.
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