➡ From Child Welfare Information Gateway
NY: Nonprofits Give ‘Disconnected’ Youths Another Chance
New York Times – November 06, 2017
“I always told myself I would graduate college and wouldn’t be a statistic in the foster care system,” said Jonathan, 26, who gave only his first name to protect his privacy. But at 21, he was homeless and jobless. “One day I Googled ‘help with foster kids aging out,'” Jonathan said, and he found Youth Villages, one of the national nonprofits aimed at stopping the downward spiral of people like him.
Also: ‘I Was Stuck for So Long’: How 4 ‘Disconnected’ Youths Got Help: https://www.nytimes.com/2017/11/06/business/nonprofits-help-young-people.html