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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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By FC Steve — May 13, 2009

Lights, Camera, Action! We've got a great line-up of movies that feature foster care themes. Watch 'em — then share 'em — to raise awareness and resources for kids in foster care! Check out the great movie listed below, then plan a... Read more

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By FosterClub — Nov 11, 2008

Transitioning out of foster care can be a scary journey if you are not prepared. FosterClub recommends these 21 things every foster youth should do before they exit out of care in order to be prepared and have a successful transition to independence... Read more

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By FC Steve — Oct 27, 2008

Circumstances leading up to adoption are often puzzling and hard to understand for the child involved. Many kids wonder about their biological family and why their parents didn’t keep them. If you’ve been adopted it is important that you talk to... Read more

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By admin — Oct 13, 2008

Most young people who enter foster care have experienced abuse or neglect by a biological parent. Despite this fact, most young people will return to live with a biological parent once the home situation can be made safe and “reunification” is... Read more

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By FosterClub — May 14, 2008

This story is taken from a blog post by Lupe, a FosterClub All-Star. The Holidays: When Things Get Rough I don't about you guys out there, but, the holidays make me get this feeling.... I really don't know what it is, but... Read more

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