Did you know that 80% of foster youth become homeless at some point in their lives? That's why DWELL513 is an advocate for My First Place, a program designed to help foster youth aging out of the system find a place to call home. The program is run by NewPath Child & Family Solutions. NewPath is actively searching to partner with property owners who are open to renting properties to assist these youth.
Kate Burkhardt of NewPath reviews the importance of the organization.
Peter Baako of My First Place discusses how the My First Place program helps youth find housing.
Tom Curran of NewPath emphasizes the homelessness rate of foster youth and how people can help.
Peter Baako tells the story of a youth who overcame many challenges to find a path to success.