Student Resources

This is a list of resources that have provided their information to us and offer services to students who have experienced foster care or homelessness. We do not evaluate the effectiveness of any program listed here. If your organization would like to be listed in this section of the Embark website, please contact us with the appropriate information and we will add your information to the list.

Title Description Website
EmpowerMEnt

We Are a Youth-Led Advocacy Movement with Strong Adult Support, Motivated by Changing the Foster Care System We Are a Youth-Led Advocacy Movement with Strong Adult Support, Motivated by Changing the Foster Care System

Foster Club

FosterClub's mission is to lead the efforts of young people in and from foster care to become connected, educated, inspired and represented so they can realize their personal potential and contribute to a better life for their peers.

NAEHCY

NAEHCY Higher Education Helpline

1 (855) 446-2673

1 (855) 446-2673 (TOLL-FREE)

ODBi

Orange Duffel Bag Initiative, a 501c3, provides at-risk teens and young adults programs proven to improve their education success, ongoing advocacy, support to their guardians and caring adults, and service to the community in a spirit of offering hope and positive systemic change.

The J.W. Fanning Institute for Leadership Development
– a public service and outreach unit of the University of Georgia – is dedicated to strengthening communities, organizations, and individuals through leadership development, training, and education.


EMBARK is located at the J.W. Fanning Institute for Leadership Development.
David Meyers and Lori Tiller are the network directors. Our offices are located at 

1240 S. Lumpkin St.
Athens, GA 30605

You may contact us by calling 706-542-1108 or emailing  EMBARK@fanning.uga.edu
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