Supporting foster youth as they transition into their adult lives.

Nobody should age out of foster care alone.

At Fostering Further, we’ve seen 18-year olds age out of foster care and face struggles like homelessness, pregnancy, and incarceration. That’s why we created our Starting Strong program, which offers resources to young people 18-24 who have emancipated from foster care.


How We Can Help

Adulting 101

Join us for a low-key, relaxed evening of connecting with friends, dinner, door-prizes and maybe even a game or two as we explore some of the topics that affect everyone beginning their adult phase of life.

Who We Are

Our Team

Yvonne Williams


Val Bishop

On-Site Mentor

Lori Edwards

Admin Assistant

Our Advisory Committee

Amber Carson
MSW, LISW-S  National Youth Advocate Program

Tiffany Davis
Licking County Housing Coalition

Michael O’Brien
CFO, First Federal Savings and Loan

Violet Queen
Executive Director, Hope Valley

Marcee Richardson
IP Lead, Owens Corning

Patricia Werner
MSW LSW SSW  Southwest Licking Schools

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Together, we can make
a difference.