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By APetite1 — May 21, 2020

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: May 22, 2020 Contact: Marci McCoy-Roth marci@fosterclub.com 503-717-1552 (Washington, DC) Independent Living Programs (ILPs) across the country are responding to increased requests for assistance from young people from foster... Read more

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By APetite1 — May 18, 2020

Earlier this week, Senator Ron Wyden made a statement on the Senate floor in honor of National Foster Care Month. Read the full statement below or see the official posting ! NATIONAL FOSTER CARE MONTH Mr. President, each year, I... Read more

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By Celeste — May 14, 2020

Watch a recording of the Virtual Congressional Briefing Briefing_logos.png Members of Congress and Congressional Staff were invited to attend a short virtual briefing held on May 13, 2020 and hosted by Youth Villages,... Read more

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By APetite1 — May 13, 2020

(Washington D.C.) A second in a series of polls of young people from foster care has been conducted by FosterClub, the national network for young people from foster care, revealing troubling insights about how the COVID-19 crisis continues to... Read more

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By APetite1 — Feb 25, 2020

On February 28th, the National Foster Care Youth & Alumni Policy Council released a new statement: A Historic Opportunity to Reform the Child Welfare System: Youth & Alumni Priorities on Quality Residential Services with 6 priorities,... Read more

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By APetite1 — Sep 29, 2020

The big news: Last night Democrats in the House of Representatives introduced the Updated HEROES Act, a comprehensive relief bill , which among many other things, includes critical emergency assistance to young people in and from... Read more

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By jaleesasuell — Sep 21, 2020

Today, the National Foster Care Youth & Alumni Policy Council released a new statement: A Historic Opportunity to Reform the Child Welfare System: Youth & Alumni Priorities on Special Populations with 6 priorities with consideration on how... Read more

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By APetite1 — Aug 6, 2020

Young people have been advocating through the #UpChafee campaign for COVID relief for older youth from foster care… we are so excited that much of what was asked for (and more!) has been incorporated into the Supporting Foster Youth and Families... Read more

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By APetite1 — May 18, 2020

Chafee Independent Living Spending Analysis May 18, 2020 Independent Living Programs (ILPs) administer the John H. Chafee Foster Care Program for Successful Transition to Adulthood resources to help young people from foster care navigate the... Read more

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By APetite1 — Dec 19, 2019

JOB NOTICE: Policy Specialist - 2 Positions Available Looking for a role where you can contribute to changing life in foster care for young people across the country? Consider joining the team at FosterClub, the national network for young people in... Read more