Foster youth finds hope through NextStep

Program helps youth who age out of foster care with support and resources

Brikti aged out of foster care and needed help. She found Buckner NextStep, a supervised independent living program that provides young adults with the support they need to meet their educational, career and independent living goals and achieve self-sufficiency.

Through training, coaching, personalized service coordination and opportunities for spiritual development, youth like Brikti develop the skills to:

  • Build supportive relationships and connections
  • Pursue educational and vocational opportunities
  • Manage finances
  • Secure housing
  • Maintain health management
  • Explore their identity and culture

Find out more on how NextStep empowers foster youth achieve self-sufficiency.

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