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Youth Aftercare



The mission of the Youth Aftercare Program (YAP), is to provide a community based support network in Ward 8 for young adults that have or are going to exit the child welfare system. By providing supportive case management services, community based employment, housing, educational opportunities, and resource links; youths can successfully gain independence and bridge the gap between youth and adulthood.

Case Management

  • Personalized needs assessments
  • Development of a plan of action
  • Monitoring of service delivery and engagement
  • Advocacy
  • Documented case progress

Community Education & Information

  • Employment development
  • Housing resources
  • Vocational Training
  • Post-Secondary Education resources
  • Life Skills Management


Youth, ages16-21 who are wards of the District of Columbia (in Foster Care, Transitional Housing, etc.) that will emancipate (age-out) or be released within 6 months or less from the Child Welfare Systems. Youth must be moving to or currently residing in Ward 8 of Southeast, Washington, DC.

To Apply

Have the Child and Family Services’ Social Worker submit:

  • Complete Intake Form
  • Most Recent IT ILP
  • Most Recent Court Report
  • Most Recent Service Plan
Far Southeast Family Strengthening Collaborative, Inc. ©
2041 Martin Luther King Jr Avenue, SE, Suite 304, Washington, DC 20020
Telephone: 202.889.1425
Fax: 202.889.2213