Finally Family Homes Press Releases
For Immediate Release: May 14, 2021
OG Cuicide Inspires Former Foster Youth in College
Rapper and Entrepreneur OG Cuicide to Speak at Event Celebrating Foster Youth Success
(SAN FERNANDO VALLEY) – May is Foster Care Awareness Month. Most foster youth have been removed after being exposed to neglect or abuse, resulting in many bouncing from school to school. Unfortunately, these youth are significantly less likely than their peers to graduate high school, much less college. The 2018 CalYOUTH study found that among those who enrolled in post-secondary education less than half completed their first two semesters.
But thanks to supportive networks like the San Fernando Valley Scholars Network and organizations like Finally Family Homes…
For Immediate Release: October 4, 2019
Life Skills Learning Opportunities Presented For Youths
Life Launch to Offer Food, Valuable Information to Young People in Need
(VALENCIA)- Many young people, especially those transitioning to independence, could use a helping hand. A meal, supportive role models, and life skills will be offered through a new program from the local nonprofit, Finally Family Homes, beginning Oct. 24th.
Life Launch will be a free weekly program, taking place Thursdays from 7 to 8:30, at Valencia Hills Community Church in Fusion Room. Beginning with dinner, the meetings will offer young adults a chance to eat, socialize, and engage with experts on topics including handling money, cooking, and helping friends with anxiety.