Hampton Roads Youth in Crisis
1 in 10 young adults ages 18-25 experience homelessness in a year
Half of them involve couch surfing or sleeping in unsafe conditions
Homeless Foster Care
1 in 5 youth that leave the foster care system become homeless.
1 in 10 young adults ages 18-25 experience homelessness in a year; half of them involve couch surfing or sleeping in unsafe conditions. Approximately 23,000 “foster care youth” are “aging out “of foster care each year. 1 out of 5 youths leaves the foster care system to become homeless. Unfortunately, many youths leave foster care without the support system and life skills necessary to live on their own, leaving many foster care children to be incarcerated within two years of their emancipation or becoming victims of “sex trafficking..”
Who We Serve
Court appointed youth
foster care youth (current & former)
What we do
Case management/home-based services
We assist court-involved youth with creating a plan to promote maintenance and engagement in the community as well as foster client stability. We also provide case-management services on a case-by-case basis to assist youth with securing stable housing, making connections to employment opportunities, obtaining qualified government benefits, etc.
education & training
Our support includes Educational Mentoring, Life Skills Training, and School Related Services. We connect youth to caring adults, skills and education programs, scholarships and more to help prepare you for success in the work place, community, and home environments.
Health & nutrition
We help teach youth how to choose groceries that are both healthy and nutritional while operating in the parameters of their budget.
We work with local and national city officials to promote positive change and advocate for youth rights on a daily basis.
What Drives Us
New Vision Youth Services, Inc. is a 501 (c) non-profit charity registered in the state of Virginia. Our mission is to serve as a bridge linking together the people and resources for youth to make the connections needed to transition successfully into adulthood.
Commonwealth of VA., State Corporation Commission
Certification of Incorporation, Effective date: August 18, 2009. 501(c) Exemption Status
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