We help Indiana’s 22,000 transitional age foster youth make successful transitions to adulthood through education, financial support, and advocacy.

The Facebook post that changed my career

Little did I know when I posted this on Facebook 6 years ago, that my work ultimately would lead me to where I am today - supporting the educational and life outcomes of Indiana’s foster youth through my work at Foster Success.

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Indy-based advocate Joshua Christian says “Teens shouldn’t be put in this position”

If a young person believes they want to be adopted, they are faced with a decision that no young person should ever have to make.

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See how we empower foster youth to be thriving adults

Financial Empowerment

Foster youth learn how to save money, spend wisely, and receive 1:1 savings matches to help them buy vehicles, apartments and more.

College & Career

Hoosier foster youth graduate at rates nearly half that of their peers. Here's what we're doing to change that.


Foster Success is a thought leader in child welfare reform. See how policies we’ve enacted are changing foster care for the better.


Over 100 foster youth from around the state make up the Indiana Youth Advisory Board. Each year IYAB advocates for Indiana youth and leads improvements to the foster care system.

We're taking action to solve big problems for foster youth

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