Realities for former foster youth:

33% are on the streets within three years
66% are high school dropouts
50% are unemployed
60% will have babies within four years

Don't be a statistic.

Open the door to possibilities with the Youth Transition Center


Youth Transition Center

What happens when young adults have a place like The Youth Transition Center?

Teens find hope and opportunity with Children's Home Society of FloridaLives change. Futures change.

Young adults who join programs like The Youth Transition Center after leaving foster care:

  • Perform better in school
  • Are more likely to graduate or earn a GED
  • Are more likely to find employment
  • Have fewer mental health challenges
  • Are less likely to be arrested
  • Are less likely to abuse substances
  • Are less likely to engage in violent or destructive behaviors
  • Are less likely to become parents before they're ready
  • Are more likely to be financially stable
  • Are far more likely to become self-sufficient, independent adults
Ready to call now?

Now is the time for you to take your future into your hands, to pursue your goals. To succeed. The Youth Transition Center is your first step. Call (772) 344-4020. 

Statistics and research on the outcomes for former foster youth are found in the following studies and sources:
National Coalition for the Homeless, 1998, Cook, 1991, Child Welfare League of America, 2007

The Annie E. Casey Foundation (2006) :
From foster care to young adulthood, p. 251-270.
Transitioning from congregate care: Preparation and outcomes, 15:507-518.
Early outcomes for young adults transitioning from out-of-home care in the USA, p. 209-219.

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