FOSTER YOUTH RESOURCES
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?
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.
Quick Tips / Information
Texas Health and Human Services Commission
Dial 211 or go to:
4346 NW Loop 410
San Antonio, TX 78229