Imagine turning 18 and finding yourself aged out of the foster care system. You don’t have the resources to support yourself and now face homelessness. There’s a program in Montrose aimed at helping youth in this situation.

This story, from partner station KVNF in Paonia and Montrose, is part of a collaborative project with Rocky Mountain Community Radio and the Solutions Journalism Network. 

Story by Laura Palmisano/RMCR

Photo: 1st Place on 2nd St. in Montrose. Laura Palmisano/RMCR


This interview was broadcast on KBUT’s Community Matters, a twice-monthly public affairs program with leaders and residents of the Gunnison Valley. Tune in every other Monday at 6pm during our public affairs block. Here’s more from this episode.

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