Beginning in 2010 C25 will begin referring young adults to Trusted Mentors. These young people will be matched with a mentor who will be there to be supportive as the mentee works to secure housing, find a job, establish financial literacy, or advance their education.
Young people leaving the foster care system are an at-risk population who will benefit from the strength of a mentor.
- One in five emancipated youth will be homeless
- Only 50% will have a high school diploma or G.E.D.
- Nearly 50% will be unemployed
- 25% will be arrested or incarcerated
To learn more about Connected by 25 visit their website