NILA champions youth and young adults ensuring their successful
transition into adulthood and self-sufficiency.
. . . believes that every child in out of home care
has the absolute right
to a happy, healthy
and successful life.
. . . promotes self-sufficiency best care practices
so that youth and young people are given the greatest opportunity
to become fulfilled and contributing adult members of our
. . . knows that young people in out of home care need our
full care and support
well into their mid-twenties.
. . . realizes that the bridge to adulthood is strongest only
when supported by the partnership of youth and adults
. . . focuses on those emerging issues
prevent youth and young adults in out of home care from becoming
happy, healthy, and successful adults.
. . . advocates for effective solutions
ensure the positive transition of youth and young adults in
out of home care to self-sufficiency.