Opportunity Passport™ Dream Seekers

  • In 2009, SMA launched the Dream Seekers Initiative after being selected by the department of children’s services to head efforts around improving the lives of young people transitioning out of the foster care system.
  • Dream Seekers provides services for young people, ages 14 to 25, who have been in foster care.
  • The following services are available to our Dream Seekers:

               o   Financial education and access to banking services.

               o   Education assistance

o   Job Readiness Training

o   Personal and Community engagement opportunities

o   Youth for Youth (Y4Y) board membership (This program is specifically for young people who are in foster care or  who have  transitioned out of foster care).

o   Drug and Alcohol counseling

o   HIV/AIDS testing and counseling

o   Cognitive behavioral therapies (group and individual courses)

1.     Anger management

2.      Goal-setting

3.       Parenting

4.       Moral Reconation Therapy

5.       Witnesses of domestic violence

6.       Batterer’s Intervention