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IL Resources for Youth

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It is extremely important to us that our foster youth feel seen, heard, accepted, and supported. This page encompasses resources that we find beneficial for youth.  ILP FUNDS ILP Funds Find Your County Information D.R.E.A.M AMBASSADOR APPLICATION: Application DREAM Ambassador Program By-Laws.doc FINANCIAL + HOUSING ASSISTANCE  Alabama's Fostering Hope Scholarship + ETV Informational Video Dream Chasers + Money Makers (IL YouTube Series) MONEY MANAGEMENT Money Geek - Financial Resources for Youth Aging Out Monthly Budget Calculator Auto Loan Calculator Financial Tips Free Tax Prep Free Credit + Debt Counseling SCHOLARSHIPS + EDUCATIONAL RESOURCES Fostering Hope Scholarship Video Fostering Hope Scholarship Application Foster Care to Success Scholarships + Grants Together We Rise Scholarship Alabama College + University Merit Scholarships PROGRAMS United Methodist Children's Home Higher Education Program Alabama Reach NSEP Kids To Love - KTECH YES Project (Young Adult Employment S

NYTD Survey

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WHY THE NYTD SURVEY IS IMPORTANT:      CLICK HERE TO TAKE THE NYTD SURVEY

ILP Funds

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ILP Funds Find Your County Information D.R.E.A.M AMBASSADOR APPLICATION: Application Youth Communications Magazine- Stories for and by Youth

Career Planning, Internships + Job Opportunities

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WHY CAREER PLANNING IS IMPORTANT AFTER HIGH SCHOOL PREP Support Services for Youth in Transition How To Prepare Foster Care Adolescents for Post-Secondary Education After High School: Different Paths to Success How To Figure Out What You Want To Do After High School EMPLOYMENT RESOURCES Alabama Works We Inc. Yes Project (Young Adult Employment Skills) Made In Alabama CAREER IDEAS List of Careers Career Aptitude Test Job Hunting + Careers (YouTube Series)

Scholarships + Educational Resources

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SCHOLARSHIPS Fostering Hope Scholarship Video Fostering Hope Scholarship Application Foster Care to Success Scholarships + Grants Together We Rise Scholarship Alabama College + University Merit Scholarships PROGRAMS United Methodist Children's Home Higher Education Program Alabama Reach NSEP Kids To Love - KTECH YES Project (Young Adult Employment Skills) Job Corps - Montgomery  Job Corps - Gadsden  Innovate Birmingham TEST PREP Free ACT Study Guide + Tips Free ACT at Shelton State Homeworkalabama.org

Self Care Resources

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HOW SELF CARE BENEFITS YOU We are all less able to handle the stresses that come our way when we're depleted by physical and emotional exhaustion. Or, put in a more positive way, we are more resilient and more able to handle life's stress when we are feeling our best both physically and emotionally. A massage, a hot bath, or another form of pampering revitalizes you inside and out. Taking time out to  maintain self-care  has several benefits. SELF CARE ESSENTIALS Supporting Your Mental Health In Uncertain Times Trauma Sensitive Yoga Tools Trauma Sensitive Yoga Tools Mental Health Literacy SELF DISCOVERY TOOLS An Overview of the 16 Personality Types   Myers Briggs Personality Test The Enneagram Personality Test The Five Love Languages Quiz PODCASTS   MOTIVATIONAL 7 Good Minutes The Minimalists Unf*ck Your Brain  The Health Code Savvy Psychologist TRUE CRIME Rotten Mango Killer Queens COMEDY Slightly Offensive The Office Ladies FAMILY CONNECTIONS What Does Permanency Mean? Perman

Financial + Housing Resources

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MONEY MANAGEMENT Money Geek - Financial Resources for Youth Aging Out Monthly Budget Calculator Auto Loan Calculator Financial Tips Free Tax Prep Free Credit + Debt Counseling FINANCIAL HEALTH CARE Alabama Medicaid HOUSING ASSISTANCE PROGRAMS Youth Towers Second Shift Positive Movement Inc. Family Connection Inc. Safe Harbor Foster Youth to Independence Application CLOTHING + SUPPORT Big House Alabama Foster + Adoption Parent Association (AFAPA) Fostering Grace Boutique Garrett's Place Katie's Closet