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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)
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“My emotional health has been really impacted during the pandemic. I have to pay for professional support out of pocket; I’ve been choosing that over having enough food.” I’m a...

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Please see the attached Dear Child Welfare Community letter from Aysha E. Schomburg, Associate Commissioner of the Children’s Bureau. The letter shares information and encourages continued efforts to connect with...

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Hello Friends, Last week (September 30th) was the deadline for Congress to extend support for foster youth before many of the Supporting Foster Youth & Families Through the Pandemic Act...

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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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As national, state, and local organizations - along with young people with lived experience in the foster care system - that are dedicated to the well-being of young people in...

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As the pandemic drags on, young people from foster care are continuing to struggle with employment, school and housing instability. The pandemic relief provided by Congress for older youth from...

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Increased Flexibility in Spending for States Supports Older Youth Transitioning out of Foster Care during Pandemic When the Consolidated Appropriations Act was signed into law in late 2020, young people...

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Increased Flexibility in Spending for States Supports Older Youth Transitioning out of Foster Care during Pandemic WASHINGTON, DC - When the Consolidated Appropriations Act was signed into law in late...

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