Refer to Temple Independence Achievement Center (IAC)

High school support and retention for youth transitioning out of a dependent care system/foster care.

  • group activities, homework help and individual counseling sessions
  • Educational & vocational training linkages and referrals
  • GED linkages and referrals
  • Assistance obtaining higher education – including individual counseling sessions, workshops, college tours and fairs, as well as assistance in completing post-secondary applications, financial aid application, scholarship applications, and
  • Education & Training Grant assistance – including individual counseling sessions to complete the application process
  • Length of service is 1 to 4 years
  • Schedule is part-time
  • No transportation assistance available

CRITERIA

  • Philadelphia Resident
  • Involved in the foster care system
  • Ages 13-21
  • Individuals with criminal background eligible

REFERRAL FORM

CONTACT

Harold Brooks, harold.brooks@temple.edu
Phone: 215-574-9194 ext.232
Fax: 215-574-9196

Website: https://cspcd.temple.edu/achieving-independence-center