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By emilyfish — Dec 27, 2018

We can't do this work without all of you and your support - from financial support to your incredible testimonials - from donating your birthdays to creating other personal fundraisers - from the youth we resource to our young leaders that are... Read more

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By emilyfish — Dec 26, 2018

What is foster care? How can I tell people in my foster home about me? How do I tell foster parents about stuff I like to do? These are just a few of the questions that children entering foster care have... Answering these questions can be difficult... Read more

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By emilyfish — Dec 13, 2018

Holidays should be filled with happiness and joy; that isn't always the case when you are in foster care... FosterClub offers information through our Holiday Guides as well as our online training course " Helping Foster Youth Through the Holidays... Read more

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By Celeste — Dec 6, 2018

A guide written for young people by young people! If you've experienced foster care, chances are the holidays can present some - umm, interesting - challenges. Check out FosterClub's ten tips designed to help you get through the rough patches... Read more

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By Celeste — Dec 6, 2018

. “The hardest thing was to sit around the Christmas tree in a room full of strangers and look at a package that says ‘To Sharde’ ‘From Foster Mom’.” FosterClub recognizes the struggle faced by many young people in foster care during the holidays... Read more

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By Celeste — Jun 7, 2010

Young people who “age out” of foster care — or turn too old to receive foster care services — often face the challenges of adulthood without much support. uddenly, a young person who ages out is confronted with a daunting number of... Read more

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By Celeste — Jun 7, 2010

Most young people know that it’s important to have a plan before leaving foster care. But each year, FosterClub hears from youth who have left foster care and lost out BIG... and regret that they didn’t have the information they needed to make an... Read more

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By Celeste — Jun 7, 2010

Listed here are just a selection of challenges that can make the journey to adulthood more difficult. If have one or more of these challenges, it does not mean that you won’t be successful as you transition out of foster care. But it does mean that... Read more

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By Celeste — Jun 7, 2010

This is your life. As you approach adulthood, you will have more and more control over decisions that affect you. Your participation in the planning process is the best way to guarantee that your voice is heard and that the plan reflects what you... Read more

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By FC Steve — Jun 7, 2009

Consider these items as you develop your transition plan : During the transition to adulthood, surprises about the costs of health and self care often take young people by suyrprise. Plan for a safe journey! ... Read more

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