One of Hoya Inc. objectives is supportive housing for young adults. We provide tailored services for young people ages 18 to 26 who have recently aged out of foster care. Many of these young people entered foster care due to abuse or neglect by their families of origin.
Many are lesbian, gay, bisexual, or trans-gender (LGBT). Some struggle with depression and other mental health problems. All need our youth-friendly, developmentally appropriate, trauma-informed services that improve their day-to-day lives while building the foundation for a healthy, independent adulthood.
We also provide extensive employment, educational, and health services, we provide areas where children and their parents can relax, play, and explore together. In some of our sites, community gardens offer families the delight of growing their own nutritious produce. In other sites, children’s recreational rooms feature age-appropriate educational toys, children’s books, and games – a place to learn, play, and socialize.
Our family-oriented arts, culture, and fitness programming includes outings to museums, dance classes, yoga, and art-making activities that promote strong family bonds while enriching child and parent alike. Each summer, we assist families in arranging for the children in our housing to attend local summer camps where they can get outside, make new friends, and experience new adventures.