Few parents cut ties immediately and irrevocably the moment that their child comes of age. But once a foster child reaches the age of 18, the system is no longer obligated to provide for them.     --Lisa Dickson, sunshinegirlonarainyday.com

The Kirpa Center - Life Skills Training is a non-profit 501(c)(3) Transitional Independent Living Program (TILP) that helps youth aging out of the foster care (ages 17-21) make a successful transition to responsible, independent adulthood.