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What are these new guidelines? The new SNAP guidelines say that if you were in foster care at age 18 and are now under age 25, you may qualify food...

Independent living
Transition (aging out)
Well-being
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LEx Leaders Prove Power of Peer Support at Conference on Transitioning Out of Care Transitioning out of care is hard. But the four Lived Experience (LEx) Leaders and three FosterClub...

Independent living
Transition (aging out)
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The application period for the Outstanding Young Leader award is now open! FosterClub’s Outstanding Young Leaders recognition award and scholarship program is for incredible young people whose brilliance and resilience...

Education
Higher education
Housing
Independent living
Scholarships
Transition (aging out)
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This week, the National Foster Care Youth & Alumni Policy Council engaged with newly confirmed Administration of Children, Youth & Families Commissioner Rebecca Jones Gaston and Children’s Bureau Associate Commissioner...

Education
Entering foster care
Extension to age 21
Family relationships
Health care
Higher education
Independent living
Mental health
Permanence
Rights in foster care
Transition (aging out)
Well-being
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The National Foster Care Youth & Alumni Policy Council is pleased to release its 19th priority statement: Supporting Immigrant Children & Youth in Foster Care. Recent years have seen an...

Adoption
Entering foster care
Family relationships
Health care
Higher education
Independent living
Mental health
Permanence
Rights in foster care
Transition (aging out)
Well-being
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I’m trying to connect with several hundred young people who experienced foster care in my state. Unless I reach them in the next day, I won’t be able to help...

Extension to age 21
Homelessness
Independent living
Transition (aging out)
Well-being
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On April 14th, 2021 FosterClub and Juvenile Law Center shared a live walk-through of implementation tools and resources highlighted on /OYPR. These tools will support child welfare leaders providing re-entry...

Education
Entering foster care
Extension to age 21
Independent living
Transition (aging out)
Well-being
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The Children’s Bureau issued the Program Instruction for the Supporting Foster Youth and Families Act Program Instruction on March 9th. This document is crucial to the effective and quick implementation...

Entering foster care
Extension to age 21
Higher education
Independent living
NYTD
Transition (aging out)
Well-being
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The Children’s Bureau issued the Program Instruction for the Supporting Foster Youth and Families Act Program Instruction on March 9th. This document is crucial to the effective and quick implementation...

Entering foster care
Extension to age 21
Independent living
NYTD
Rights in foster care
Transition (aging out)
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On March 9, 2021, the federal Children's Bureau released ACYF-CB-PI-21-05: Guidance and instruction related to the Supporting Foster Youth and Families through the Pandemic Act, Division X of the Consolidated...

Extension to age 21
Higher education
Homelessness
Independent living
Rights in foster care
Transition (aging out)
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