July 17, 2013
Program Results Report
First Place for Youth expanded and then commissioned an independent evaluation of its My First Place project, which provides critical services to increase stability and reduce homelessness of young adults who have aged out of the foster care system.
May 1, 2013
"A First Place for Youth," the program gives young adults in the Bay Area a safe, secure place to live, along with occupational and educational support services.
November 27, 2012
Ten grantees from the Vulnerable Populations Portfolio at RWJF have been named to the Social Impact Exchange's S&I 100, an index of the top nonprofits having a positive impact on America's most pressing social issues.
June 5, 2012
New program pairs supportive housing and social services to strengthen fragile families and avert foster care placements.
June 4, 2012
Recommended Reading Keeping Families Together: A Pilot Program and Its Evaluation Keeping Families Together Watch the video: Home. Stronger, Together Thanks to a new approach to stabilizing fragile families involved with the child welfare system, a ...
May 31, 2012
Promise story for Keeping Families Together, a grantee of the Vulnerable Populations portfolio.
March 1, 2012
My First Place, a program of First Place for Youth provides critical services to young adults ages 18-24 who have aged out of the foster care system. Independent researchers conducted a formative evaluation from June 2010 through March 2012.
May 23, 2011
Alumni of RWJF Executive Nurse Fellows program facilitate adoption of orphaned twins, one of whom recently got a new kidney.
May 20, 2011
Study by RWJF Physician Faculty Scholar alumna shows that a short survey of youth and foster parents can help identify mental health problems, as well as strengths.
May 1, 2011
Primary care-based social-emotional screening is a valid tool to detect potential problems in youth in foster care.