Preparing for the transition out of foster care can feel overwhelming. It doesn’t happen overnight – it is a process that often takes years, a lot of support, and a focus on achievable goals. B:E helps youth prepare for this transition and supports them beyond foster care.
“I didn’t think I’d make it here. I didn’t imagine being able to open my eyes past the age of 18,” Angela admits. That changed at a life skills workshop where she met Shanina who provides college support and retention services through B:E. “The knowledge and words of wisdom and encouragement she had flipped a switch in me. It made me realize I am worth a future and I know where I want to go.” Read more…