Youth Transition to Adulthood (YTA)

About Us

Youth Transitions to Adulthood (YTA) helps clients in areas such as: opening a bank account, creating a budget, navigating the court system, continuing their education, finding employment, finding accommodation, etc. through one-on-one relationship building, regular meetings, and guidance to help them manage their lives. Learn more here.

Funded / Accessed by: Region 3 Calgary and Area Child and Family Services Authority

What is YTA?

Youth Transition to Adulthood (YTA) programs support young people (15 to 22 years old) who are transitioning out of foster care or community group homes to navigate life tasks and become self-sufficient.

Referral Process

Young people are referred to YTA programs, such as ours, via Children and Family Services via a placement coordinator. These young people are …

  • Ages 15 – 22,
  • Are transitioning out of foster care or live-in group care homes,
  • Are unable to return to their original home environments, and have little or no parental/caregiver support.