FOSTER YOUTH RESOURCES

Mentor
Matching
Life Skills
Training

WHAT AGES DOES THRU Project SERVE?

Foster Youth AGES 14-18

Preparing to Exit Foster Care

Foster Youth AGES 18+

Transitioning Out of Foster Care

WHAT SERVICES DOES THRU Project PROVIDE?

We can:

 

  • Introduce you to an adult Advisor that can provide a listening ear and a support system for you.

  • Provide a bus pass to help with transportation
     

  • Provide a cell phone and service to connect you to your Advisor and vital resources.

  • Connect you to other resources for housing, employment and life skills
     

  • Provide housing necessities such as kitchen and bath supplies

I want to know about housing:

Tell me more about the eligibility requirements of THRU Project's Next Step Housing Program

I need access to some community resources:

I have an issue or something that needs to be taken care of before I can move onto the next step. Who can I call?

Click to find some help in the community BUT our youth have the benefit of close relationships that we have worked hard to develop. Our partners know and trust THRU Project. 

Have More Questions?

RESOURCES & INFORMATION

FOR FORMER FOSTER YOUTH

A Guide for youth aging out of foster care

This handbook was created by the Texas Foster Youth Justice Project, a program that provides free legal advice and representation to current and former foster youth in Texas.  The Guide reviews important topics such as:

 

  • Your Rights in Foster Care

  • Getting Ready to Live On Your Own

  • Education, including financial assistance

  • Applying for Medicaid and Other Public Benefits

  • Finding a Place to Live, including financial assistance

  • Other Legal Issues such as Criminal Law, Immigration Law, and Family Law

 

You can find this guide and many other helpful resources at texasfosteryouth.org.

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Quick Tips / Information

Texas Health and Human Services Commission

Dial 211 or go to:

www.211texas.org

DFPS Services PALs
    4346 NW Loop 410

    San Antonio, TX 78229

    210-733-7932

Housing Assistance

01/

THRU PROJECT NEXT STEP HOUSING

Click to learn more

Housing Assistance

02/

THRIVE YOUTH CENTER

Haven for Hope

1 Haven for Hope Way

San Antonio, TX

210.212.2935

Housing Assistance

02/

UPBRING BeREAL 

8305 Cross Park Drive

Austin, TX 78754

(512) 813-9828

HOUSING ASSISTANCE

01/

CATHOLIC CHARITIES

1801 West Ceasar Chavez

San Antonio, TX 78207

210.226.6178

02/

CHRISTIAN ALLIANCE MINISTRIES

110 McCullough Avenue

San Antonio, TX 78215

210.223.4099

 

or 5084 DeZavala Road

San Antonio, TX 78249

210.697.5771

03/

CHRISTIAN HOPE RESOURCE CENTER

321 N. General McMullen

San Antonio, TX 78237

210.732.3776

04/

GUADALUPE COMMUNITY CENTER

1801 W. Ceasar E. Chavez Blvd.

(across from Lanier High School)

San Antonio, TX 78207

210.226.6178

05/

HISPANIC RELIGIOUS PARTNERSHIP

1701 West Woodlawn Avenue

San Antonio, TX 78201

210.731.8118

06/

HOUSE OF NEIGHBORLY SERVICES

(El Divino Redentor-Church)

407 N. Calaveras

San Antonio, TX 78207

210.434.2301

FOOD ASSISTANCE
Housing Assistance

01/

CRIMINAL ISSUES

Texas Foster Youth Justice Program

Quick Guidelines

LEGAL ASSISTANCE
Housing Assistance

01/

GEORGE GERVIN CENTER

6944 South Sunbelt Dr.

San Antonio, TX 78218

210.568.8800

Housing Assistance

02/

PROJECT QUEST

SW 24th Street, Suite 201
San Antonio, TX 78207

210.630.4690

Housing Assistance

03/

RESTORE EDUCATION

1903 San Pedro

San Antonio, TX 78212

210.432.6123 

Housing Assistance

04/

SA YOUTH

1215 W. Poplar St.

San Antonio, TX 78201

210.223.3131

YOUTH BENEFITS

01/

Suicide Prevention Lifeline

If you need to talk or are concerned about a person you know, call The National Suicide Prevention Lifeline at 1-800-273-TALK (8255). If someone is in immediate danger to themselves or others, call 9-1-1 right away.

Looking for more information on possible warning signs or addition resources?

MENTAL HEALTH SERVICES
Housing Assistance

01/

RISE RECOVERY

10226 Ironside Dr,

San Antonio, TX 78230

210.227.2634

SUBSTANCE ABUSE SUPPORT
Housing Assistance

01/

METHODIST HEALTHCARE MINISTRIES

MHM provides medical and dental services at little to no cost. You must make an appointment and bring required documents to be seen.

Address:

1406 Fitch Street

San Antonio, Tx 78211                

210-922-6922

HEALTHCARE / DENTAL
Housing Assistance

01/

AVANCE

Provides early HEAD START for eligible 6 weeks to 36 month old children.

CHILDCARE / PRE-K

01/

DRESS FOR SUCCESS

600 N Frio Road
San Antonio, Texas
78207

02/

GOOD CAREERS ACADEMY

Provides training, education, and employment opportunities to start, retain, or advance careers

03/

HOPE HOUSE MINISTRIES

Can assist with food, clothing, job placement, & utility vouchers

210.251.4348

04/

PRESA COMMUNITY CENTER

Certifications (CPR, First Aid, Health Worker), Career Closet, Income Tax Prep, Food pantry

05/

SA YOUTH

1215 W. Poplar St.

San Antonio, TX 78201

210.223.3131

06/

WORKFORCE SOLUTIONS

Wide array of no-cost workforce services.

210.272.3260

07/

TEXAS FEDERATION FOR ADVANCED MANUFACTURING EDUCTION

Education/training program to earn an associate’s degree as an Advanced Manufacturing Technician (AMT)

08/

PROJECT QUEST

SW 24th Street, Suite 201
San Antonio, TX 78207

210.630.4690

EDUCATIONAL/EMPLOYMENT
Housing Assistance

01/

US CENSUS

Housing Assistance

02/

Voter Registration

Civic Engagement

8103 Broadway, Suite 201 
San Antonio, Texas 78209

210-852-0220   |   info@thruproject.org

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