Foster care is a system by which a certified, stand-in "parent(s)" cares for minor children or young people who have been removed from their birth parents or other custodial adults by state authority. Once a child ages out of foster care there is a gap in the system to aid these young adults. This is where New Journeys Transitional Home steps in to assist these young adults. By providing transitional housing, New Journeys Transitional Home seeks to promote long-term change by equipping program participants with the ability to achieve self-reliance and decrease their chances of becoming homeless again. If homelessness and joblessness among this population decreases, the potential for continued cycles of poverty can be reduced... [ Read More ]
NJTH is a housing program that provides independent living to transition age youth who has been terminated by the foster care system or are considered certified homeless.
- Clients must be 18-24 years of age and certified homeless.
- Clients must demonstrate motivation to progress through the NJTH program.
- Clients must be willing to achieve educational & employment goals.