Bridging the Gap focuses on serving foster youth aged 14-23, providing them with critical education, employment and financial literacy skills.
The Administration for Children and Families (ACF), within the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) is responsible for federal programs that promote the economic and social well-being of families, children, individuals, and communities.
Child Welfare Information Gateway connects child welfare and related professionals to comprehensive information and resources to help protect children and strengthen families.
CDHS provides many services, including assisting children at risk of abuse or neglect; families who struggle to provide care for their adult children with developmental disabilities; and youth who have violated the law and need structure and guidance to grow into responsible and compassionate adults.
SOS began as the Snowboard Outreach Society, with a group of snowboarders who wanted to expose underprivileged youth to the mountains, as well as to the sport of snowboarding. Since its founding, SOS has expanded across individual winter sports to include skiing, snowboarding and snowshoeing while incorporating a youth development curriculum.