foster youth

Taylor House eases transition to adulthood

By the time the young women leave The Taylor House, they will have held down a job or taken college classes, learned how to save money and gone through the process of living in a r ...

Boy Scout "changes lives" of foster youth

Granite Bay Boy Scout Brandon Alpert, 15, recently helped repair and paint Koinonia Homes for Teens in Loomis to earn his Eagle Scout rank. Several months ago, Alpert began f ...

Local men lend helping hand to foster youth

Joey Skyler’s future did not look bright. His mom had died of a drug overdose when he was 9 and he’d spent most of his young life homeless. But that didn’t preve ...

Foster-youth group wants more men to join volunteer ranks

Don Genasci has no problem getting his hands dirty. The large backyard of his Roseville house is finely manicured with Himalayan birch, redwood and red maple trees, several plants ...

Foster youth find a place in college

Former foster youth Roy Carr hasn’t even started college yet, but he already knows he wants to major in Forensics Science. “I watch a lot of ‘CSI’ and I have a natural inst ...