Achieving Independence Center
Opened in 2002, the Achieving Independence Center is a “one-stop” center designed to help young people in foster care achieve their future goals of self sufficiency. The AI Center provides diverse services to youth ages 16-21 who are transitioning from foster care to independent living. Offering non-traditional hours, flexible scheduling accommodating in-school and working youth, The AI Center is dedicated to providing support and real life tools for youth who want to make an investment in their future. Each member is guided by a team including an individual coach.

Recent Announcements

  • SCHOOL SUPPLIES NEEDED FOR THE BACKPACK CHALLENGE August 2012 Philadelphia Department of Human Services (DHS) and partners Wired 96.5 and XTU 92.5 and Five Below will once again launch the Backpack Challenge to help provide school supplies ...
    Posted Aug 9, 2012, 9:32 AM by Phila Dhs
  • AIC Welcomes Deputy Assistant Secretary Greenberg The Achieving Independence Center welcomes visitors:Mark Greenberg, Deputy Assistant Secretary for Policy,Administration for Children and Families, David J. Lett, MSW, MPA, ACSW, Regional Administrator, Administration for Children and ...
    Posted May 5, 2012, 1:13 AM by Phila Dhs
  • Scholarships and Financial Aid $2750 for college Philly Core: One Stop for College Admisions 2012-13 FAFSA Changes and Tips for Completion 2012-2013 Financial Aid and Scholarships Guide Foster Care to Success: America's College Fund ...
    Posted May 5, 2012, 12:30 AM by Phila Dhs
  • Youth Transition Conference 4 U We want to share an opportunity that you have to learn more about yourselves and plan for independence. We want to make sure that you know you have the right ...
    Posted Mar 20, 2012, 9:39 AM by Phila Dhs
  • Think Summer Jobs PYN Provides Summer ProgramsWorkReady summer programs are paid, six-week experiences that give young people, ages 14 to 21, the opportunity to learn and earn in corporate or community ...
    Posted Aug 9, 2012, 6:35 AM by Phila Dhs
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