Foster Youth Awareness Month
Hear the Stories of Those Who Graduated from VOA's Former Foster Youth Program
Meet Deirdre: Deirdre is a California State University Sacramento graduate and former client at the VOA-NCNN Transitional Housing for Former Foster Youth Program. Deirdre spoke at the 2019 Shelter from the Storm breakfast to share her story to shed light on the specific challenges and trauma of a childhood in foster care.
Meet Lauren: Lauren was a client at Volunteers of America Northern California & Northern Nevada's Transitional Housing for Former Foster Youth Program for two years. She is now pursuing a degree at Humbolt University.
Meet Jeremiah: Jeremiah, now a UC Davis graduate and a geography teacher, was formerly a client at the VOA-NCNN Transitional Housing for Former Foster Youth Program.