Seattle-based Treehouse has been awarded $1.345 million in federal CARES Act funding to provide tutoring and academic remediation while also eliminating financial barriers to success in school for both youth in foster care and young adults in Extended Foster Care (EFC).
The award will fund the Treehouse CARES Project and must be used between now and the end of the year, according to a Feb. 16 Treehouse news release. The nonprofit organization partners with more than 7,800 youth in care, providing access to childhood experiences and critical resources as they plan for the future.
“During the pandemic, we’ve been alarmed by survey results that show academic disengagement impacting school
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