You’re growing up.
You’re reaching out.
You’re stretching to the limits.
You’re making your own sense out of life. And the Contra Costa County Independent Living Skills Program is here to help you every step along the way.

Kayla Gordon, Former Foster Youth

Kayla Gordon, a former foster youth in Contra Costa County, California, Kayla Gordon, former Contra Costa County foster youth, explains how a scholarship gave her the successful boost she needed to escape homelessness and put herself on a career track.

Rosanna Fajardo, Former Foster Youth

Rosanna Fajardo, a former Contra Costa County foster youth, talks about the struggles she faced as a child and the scholarship that made a difference in her life.