Mission Statement

Roots & Wings provides young adults who age out of the foster care system in New Jersey with safe housing, educational support, counseling, and life skills in order to empower them toward self-sufficiency.

Quick Facts

Nationwide, within two years of being closed out of foster care, 50% of these young people are unemployed and 1 in 4 become incarcerated.

MAY IS FOSTER CARE AWARENESS MONTH

GIRL SCOUTS HELP WITH OUR 2016 AUTHOR'S LUNCHEON

A COMMUNITY THAT CARES

AUTHOR JACQUELYN MITCHARD & AUTHOR CHRISTINA BAKER KLINE

ROOTS & WINGS GIVING TREE

Our Award-Winning Video

Please take a few minutes to view our Ava Gold Award-winning video: Imagine… a difference for aged-out foster youth.

Announcements & Current Fundraisers

Tennis Outing & Dinner... More info...

Greetings from Roots & Wings' New Executive Director... More info...

Giving foster kids roots so they can grow wings... More info...



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    04.07.2016

    You made Author's Lunch a fantastic success!

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    02.12.2016

    Roots & Wings visits Woman's Club of Westfield

    "The Woman's Club of Westfield is hard at work planning just how to offer help to this worthy association.At a recent meeting of the Woman's Club of Westfield, Wendy...

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