Foster Youth Service Organization Expands Southward

Sep 30, 2014

VOICES c-founder Mitch Findley (left) with staff members Sydney Wagner and Jynessa Lazzaroni, seen at the opening of the current VOICES facility in downtown Santa Rosa.
Credit Bruce Robinson, KRCB

  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 Santa Rosa in 2009. Now the group has moved beyond the North Bay to launch a third site.

Find out more about VOICES on their website.

The group's move into Monterey County was widely covered in local media there. Here's one example.