FOSTER YOUTH RESOURCES

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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

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

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THRU PROJECT NEXT STEP HOUSING

Click to learn more

Housing Assistance

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THRIVE YOUTH CENTER

Haven for Hope

1 Haven for Hope Way

San Antonio, TX

210.212.2935

Housing Assistance

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UPBRING BeREAL 

8305 Cross Park Drive

Austin, TX 78754

(512) 813-9828

Housing Assistance
HOUSING ASSISTANCE

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CATHOLIC CHARITIES

1801 West Ceasar Chavez

San Antonio, TX 78207

210.226.6178

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CHRISTIAN ALLIANCE MINISTRIES

110 McCullough Avenue

San Antonio, TX 78215

210.223.4099

 

or 5084 DeZavala Road

San Antonio, TX 78249

210.697.5771

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CHRISTIAN HOPE RESOURCE CENTER

321 N. General McMullen

San Antonio, TX 78237

210.732.3776

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GUADALUPE COMMUNITY CENTER

1801 W. Ceasar E. Chavez Blvd.

(across from Lanier High School)

San Antonio, TX 78207

210.226.6178

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HISPANIC RELIGIOUS PARTNERSHIP

1701 West Woodlawn Avenue

San Antonio, TX 78201

210.731.8118

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HOUSE OF NEIGHBORLY SERVICES

(El Divino Redentor-Church)

407 N. Calaveras

San Antonio, TX 78207

210.434.2301

FOOD ASSISTANCE

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CRIMINAL ISSUES

Texas Foster Youth Justice Program

Quick Guidelines

Housing Assistance
LEGAL ASSISTANCE

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GEORGE GERVIN CENTER

6944 South Sunbelt Dr.

San Antonio, TX 78218

210.568.8800

Housing Assistance

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PROJECT QUEST

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

210.630.4690

Housing Assistance

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RESTORE EDUCATION

1903 San Pedro

San Antonio, TX 78212

210.432.6123 

Housing Assistance

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SA YOUTH

1215 W. Poplar St.

San Antonio, TX 78201

210.223.3131

Housing Assistance
YOUTH BENEFITS

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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

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RISE RECOVERY

10226 Ironside Dr,

San Antonio, TX 78230

210.227.2634

Housing Assistance
SUBSTANCE ABUSE SUPPORT

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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

Housing Assistance
HEALTHCARE / DENTAL

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AVANCE

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

Housing Assistance
CHILDCARE / PRE-K

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DRESS FOR SUCCESS

600 N Frio Road
San Antonio, Texas
78207

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GOOD CAREERS ACADEMY

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

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HOPE HOUSE MINISTRIES

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

210.251.4348

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PRESA COMMUNITY CENTER

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

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SA YOUTH

1215 W. Poplar St.

San Antonio, TX 78201

210.223.3131

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WORKFORCE SOLUTIONS

Wide array of no-cost workforce services.

210.272.3260

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TEXAS FEDERATION FOR ADVANCED MANUFACTURING EDUCTION

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

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PROJECT QUEST

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

210.630.4690

EDUCATIONAL/EMPLOYMENT

Upcoming Events

8103 Broadway, Suite 201 
San Antonio, Texas 78209

210-852-0220   |   info@thruproject.org

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