Posted by: Bruce Robinson on May 05, 2009
It worked in Napa. Now a youth-led service center for young people aging out of foster care has launched a second outlet in Santa Rosa.
Mitch Findley helps move office furniture into the new V.O.I.C.E.S. office in Santa Rosa.
Only recently have the needs of youth aging out of Foster Care gotten much public attention. But the high rates of homelessness, unemployment and early parenthood create additional demand on public social service systems that are already overburdened. So proactive alternatives such as V.O.I.C.E.S. are garnering widespread attention.
When V.O.I.C.E.S first opened their doors in Napa, Mitch Findley (left) says they had to learn how to define and explain themselves to the community around them. By now, they've gotten pretty good at it.
Learn more about Voices here.
V.O.I.C.E.S. Sonoma County
335 College Ave
Santa Rosa, CA 94509