Projects

Trendy Threads

Trendy Threads

JOY provides a shop where young people can choose free clothing, shoes, and accessories.

Trendy Threads is located at 1361 Boulevard of The Arts, Sarasota, FL 34237.

Open Saturdays 1-4 PM

Other hours by appointment.

driver

Keys to Success

This program helps qualified young people who need financial assistance for driver education classes and to obtain their learner’s permits and driver licenses.

tutoring

Tutoring

JOY provides tutors for qualified students who are studying for their GED or working toward a high school or community college diploma.

Youth with Bike

Transportation Assistance

Bus Passes – JOY gives aging-out youths bus passes which they can use to help them get around from home to school and work.

Bicycles – JOY gives aging-out youths bicycles as a form of transportation.

JOY housekeeping supplies

Housekeeping Starter Kits

As youths age out of foster care, JOY gives each one a start-up package of basic household necessities for independent living.