Youth Spotlight: Kierra

Kierra has participated in two Valley Youth House programs in the last three years: Supervised Independent Living while in foster care, and the Independent Living program after aging out of foster care. She graduated from High School and would like to go to Community College this spring.

Kierra is being recognized because in she received a job at Upland School District as a PCA (Personal Care Assistant) for special needs children in August! Kierra is receiving a competitive per diem and has been saving money to move into her own apartment. Kierra and her case manager have been working together to identify affordable housing, and she hopes to move into an apartment within the next month. Congratulations, Kierra!