LINKS Program

LINKS is the North Carolina Foster Care Independence Program for any youth who are/were in Wayne County custody between the ages of 13 and 21.

Youth who participates in LINKS typically meet on the 4th Saturday of the month from 9 am to 12 noon.  During these meetings, topics are discussed that are engaging, fun, rewarding and provide activities that are geared towards the targeted outcomes.

LINKS Targeted Outcomes

  • Economic Self-sufficiency
  • Safe & Stable Housing
  • Progress Toward Rewarding Educational/Vocational Goals
  • Social Support System
  • Avoidance of High Risk/Illegal Behaviors
  • Postponed Parenthood
  • Access to Physical/Mental Health
  • Normalcy