Foster Care Transitions

We offer a variety of programs that serve young people as they age out of the foster care system. Staff work alongside young people to help them find and maintain stable housing, healthy relationships, steady employment, educational support, and life skills. Depending on the program, services range for teens and young adults ages 15-24 years old.

Range of Services

Our Foster Care Alumni program provides a range of services to young adults aging out of the foster care system to help them reach their full potential.

range of services

Range of Programs

  • Independent Living Program (ILP) For Ages 15-23
    • Assistance for foster youths’ transition to adulthood
  • Supplemental Education and Transition Program (SETuP) For Ages 13-21
    • Education transition planning to help improve high school graduation rates and college enrollment
  • Independent Youth Housing Program (IYHP) For Ages 18-23
    • Housing options for young adults who have aged out of the foster care system.
  • Family Unification Program & Foster Youth to Independence (FUP & FYI) For Ages 18-24
    • Vouchers for rental assistance
  • Wraparound with Intensive Services (WISe) For Ages 16-21
    • Intensive behavioral and mental health services in home and community settings

Need support?

Fill out our easy online form to request support for yourself or a youth.

Questions?

For general questions about Foster Care Alumni Services email us at ILreferrals@seattleymca.org 

For questions about Wraparound with Intensive Services (WISe) email us at wisereferrals@seattleymca.org

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Counseling Services

We’re here for you with counseling services that span mental health, substance use, and psychiatric care for people of all ages in King County.

Are you experiencing a crisis?

For immediate assistance with a behavioral health crisis or a young person’s safety or shelter, call the King County 24-Hour Crisis Hotline at  866-427-4747.

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