Can you imagine being 18 years old and having to be on your own? Many children that were permanently removed from their birth family due to abuse or neglect spend their whole childhood in foster care. When they turn 18, they “age out” of the foster care system, but are unprepared for what faces them. Many end up homeless, poverty stricken, and incarcerated.
YOU can be one trusted adult that sees them through the challenges of transitioning to independent living and be part their success!
Youth Advocates Will
- Receive specialized training to help youth to become independent successful adults
- Work within the court system and social service providers to help youth get all the support they need
- Be the person who makes it possible for youth to succeed!
To learn more about becoming a youth advocate fill out an application and email it to casa@FSMV.org.