Requirements & FAQs


  • Willing to work part-time while furthering your education full-time, or willing to work full-time and still pursue education part-time
  • Possess a High School Diploma/GED or be enrolled in GED classes
  • Willing to receive support


Q:What age do I need to be to apply for the JEMfriends’ transitioning program?
A: You may apply if you are 18-22 years old.

Q: What do I need to do to apply for the JEMfriends’ transition program?
A: You need to complete the entire application and mail it in to the address on the application form.

Q: If I didn’t age-out of foster care but I believe the JEMfriends transitioning program is right for me, can I still apply?
A: Yes, you may still apply if you meet all the requirements and are motivated to begin your life with skills and/or education.