JIT OFFICE: 619-770-1850    YOUTH SERVICES: 760-505-6647 jit@jitfosteryouth.org

Our Mission

Just in Time for Foster Youth’s mission is to engage a caring community to help transition-age foster youth achieve self-sufficiency and well-being.

Our Vision

Just in Time for Foster Youth envisionsĀ a future in which every youth leaving the foster care system has a community of caring adults waiting for them after 18. We believe consistent, long-term help from the heart is the foundation for the success of our youth so they can thrive and enjoy productive, satisfying lives.

Our Core Values


We are open, honest, and courageous in the sharing of our time, treasure, and talents


We seek the WIN-WIN outcome in every situation to achieve the best solution for all


We use effective and empowering communication to serve our youth


We engage in a way that inspires our youth and fulfills our mission


We ask great questions


We take ownership of our words, actions, and commitments

Respect & Compassion:

We act with compassion at all times, towards ourselves and others

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Empowering Transition Age Foster Youth to Become Confident, Capable, and Connected Since 2003