VOICES brings together more than 40 partnering agencies to provide housing, education, employment and wellness services to transitioning youth, ages 16-24. Created and run by former foster youth, VOICES is the first organization of its kind in the nation.
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With your support, we can help more emancipated foster youth access the resources they need to become healthy, successful, contributing adults.Donate to VOICES

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Making a Difference

Each year, we serve approximately 1,500 youth emancipating out of foster care, group homes, mental health, and probation. The services that we provide help these youth successfully transition into independent adulthood, while providing them with a loving community and place to call home. Find out more >>

VOICES News

Through fundraisers and special events run by the Napa chapter Realtors, affiliates and residents, the Napa chapter of the North Bay Association of Realtors raised $33,193 and donated it back to the community in 2014. The chapter has also...
On the northern edge of downtown Santa Rosa stands a two-story Victorian home that looks warm and inviting. Nobody lives there, but the living room is usually full. The house at 714 Mendocino Ave. serves as the headquarters for the Voices program,...
VOICES is an innovative, youth-led program offering support services for kids who have aged out of foster homes. The name is an acronym for Voice Our Independent Choices for Emancipation Services. They began seven years ago in Napa, and expanded to...
California has the largest population of foster care children in the United States. For youth who must leave the system when they become 18, the statistics look bleak: 65 percent of them emancipate without a place to live. Fewer than three percent...

Our Staff

My first job: At age 16 I took a bussing position at a restaurant, I loved the money but disliked...
My first concert: Stevie Wonder; my second was Janet Jackson's Rhythm Nation Tour (had to throw...
Things I love: I love taking trips and spending time with my family and friends. I love finding a...

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Become part of the VOICES community by offering your time and your talents. Your contribution is critical to helping us continue to provide resources to foster youth.
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