Requirements & FAQs

Who We Serve

We serve youth in the treasure valley who have aged out of foster care and need support as they transition to independence.


  • Willingness to receive support.
  • Possession of a high school diploma/GED, or willingness to be enrolled in GED classes.
  • Willingness either to work part-time while furthering education full-time or to work full-time and continue education part-time.
  • Must be between ages 18 and 22.


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: Can I still apply if I did not age out of foster care, but I believe that the JEMfriends™ transition program is right for me?
A: Yes, you may still apply if you meet all the requirements and are motivated to establish your life by acquiring skills and/or education.