Prevention Supports and Services
Kaleidoscope of Employment Youth Services (KEYS)
KEYS is a collaborative project between Foster Youth Services, California Department of Rehabilitation, and PRIDE Industries. This unique program supports Foster Youth with employment and transition options to career and college. Foster Youth ages 16-19 with a significant barriers to employment are eligible for a variety of employment services. Youth are matched with individual Job Developers who provide pre-employment support and assistance with obtaining and retaining employment in a field of interest. To be eligible youth must have a significant barrier to gaining employment, which may include a mental health diagnosis, physical disability, or participation in special education services.