After reaching the age of 18, 20% of the children who were in foster care will become instantly homeless.
1 out of every 2 kids who age out of the system will develop a substance dependence.
7 out of 10 girls who age out of the foster care system will become pregnant before the age of 21.
About 1 in 4 kids who age out of the system will not graduate from high school or be able to pass their GED.
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another journey inc. longs to see these statistics changed by providing transitional housing for young adults aging out of the foster care system in Northern Arizona. Within a safe and structured environment, these youth are offered support and mentoring to help create a culture of community and a sense of "belonging".
Along with housing some of the many resources another journey inc. would like to offer to include job skills support, connections to educational opportunities, discipleship, life skills classes, and faith-based mentoring.
another journey inc. is providing at risk young adults the housing that ultimately leads to a better opportunity to be productive, contributing members of our community.