Sacramento Former Foster Youth Program

Steps to Apply

To participate in this program, youth must:

  • Be a California resident
  • Have been in foster care between the ages of 16 and 18
  • Be legally emancipated and between the ages of 18 and 23

The Transitional Housing for Former Foster Youth program provides affordable housing and comprehensive supportive services for up to 24 months to help former foster care and probation youth ages 18-24 make successful transition from the child welfare system to independent living.

To start the application process or learn more please contact the intake coordinator at (916) 879-1784 or

Lauren's Story

Lauren has been with the VOA-NCNN Transitional Housing for Former Foster Youth Program for almost two years now. She hopes to pursue a degree at Humbolt University after graduation. "Here at VOA, I feel like I'm not alone. I've learned to not lose hope in the world, because there are people and places like VOA that will help you rebuild your life. As for my future, I am full of hope." -Lauren