Tag: Transitional Aged Youth Financial Assistance Program

A Warrior’s Story

by
Amber Davis, previous FCNI client and Current FCNI Rehabilitation Specialist
August, 13, 2017 -

The following is a transcript of the speech given by one of FCNI’s most resilient and remarkable staff, Amber Davis. As you will read, Amber’s story is moving and captivating--her heart to soar above circumstances completely out of her control is nothing short of miraculous. Amber shared her story with our Benefit for Kids’ guests this past August 6th, moving the crowd to tears of heartbreak and joy. We hope you’ll enjoy learning more about Amber, and that her words will inspire you unexpected ways.

A Hand Up and Out

How TAY-FAP is Helping Former Foster Youth Beat the Odds
by
Marie Hughes, Education Support Services Manager
August, 17, 2015

Entering into adulthood, for most, is an exciting rite of passage that bears with it opportunities to try out new levels of responsibility, safely explore increased levels of independence and individuate from supportive parents. For former foster youth, the transition into adulthood, or more accurately termed emancipation from care, is generally filled with increased risks, loss of support and financial peril, with very limited prospects for pursuing post-secondary education.

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