Programs Overview

JIT strives to provide high-quality programming focused on supporting self-sufficiency.¬† For program funding, we rely on donations from the general public, as well as grants. Program delivery is based on available funds and an evaluation of each applicant’s situation.¬† Applicants are notified within 3 business days.

General Program Requirements

  • Former foster youth
  • 18-26 years old
  • Working OR attending school
  • Ongoing participation in the JIT Community via programs, events, and activities.
  • Completion of ANNUAL program evaluation survey
    *There are additional requirements for each specific program (Please read the FAQ page when applying).
If you are a NEW participant, please fill out an application here!

 

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Basic Needs Program

Emergency/Basic Needs Program

provides critical financial support in emergency situations, including rent, bus passes, gas cards, grocery gift cards, clothing, and vehicle repair.

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Basic Needs Program

My First Home Program

transforms once empty apartments into warm homes with gently-used and new furnishings from our caring community.

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Basic Needs Program

Financial Fitness Program

develops financial literacy with individualized advisors, smart purchasing training, and match savings incentives.

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Basic Needs Program

Career Horizons For Young Women

offers powerful connections to a network of working professionals who create pathways for young women to achieve personal and professional goals.

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Basic Needs Program

Bridges To Success For Young Men

engages young men in a brotherhood of trust, where mutual accountability replaces self-sabotage, and opportunities are identified to achieve their dreams.

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Basic Needs Program

College Bound Program

empowers students to compete and graduate by providing laptops, printers, books, dorm and school supplies, as well as crucial encouragement.

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LEAP Council

LEAP Council

builds the capacity for young people to become effective advocates for the issues and ideas they care about through leadership training and peer support.

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