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My Permanency

By EvelinRamirez — Oct 19, 2017

Permanency: lasting or intended to last or remain unchanged indefinitely. That is the dictionary definition of the word. However, in the perspective of a foster youth, permanency has no set definition. In the foster care system, youth may experience... Read more

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NEW FYI Binder!

By Adam@fosterclub — Oct 4, 2017

We are so excited to announce the NEW FYI Binder! The binder has been completely redesigned based on feedback from youth and Independent Living Providers! See below for our new and innovative features: Customizable • Youth can customize the front... Read more

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PeerUp! Creating Youth-Adult Partnerships

By shannonsymonds — Sep 28, 2017

PeerUp! Creating youth-adult partnerships! 3 words were all I needed to hear to know PeerUp! is a success. We use many methods to measure programs. We call them evidence-based, best practice, but what does that really mean? 3 little words, "I choose... Read more

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FosterClub Pilots New Permanency Pact Training!

By ashleyatfosterclub — Sep 28, 2017

FosterClub is partnering with CASA Essex of Essex County New Jersey to launch a pilot program which focuses on securing permanence for transition age youth. On September 26th, 2017 began our first phase of our 4 phase in person trainings with CASA... Read more

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Lacey Baker: Boundary-Breaking, Skater Bad Ass, and a Former Foster Kid

By Celeste — Sep 28, 2017

Lacey Baker started skateboarding a few months after she started walking. She was two, briefly living in foster care in Southern California, and couldn't stop staring at the half-pipe set up in the backyard. "I was obsessed with watching my foster... Read more

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Adult Adoption

By TaylorMiche — Sep 21, 2017

Growing up in my grandmothers 1 bedroom trailer, living on the back balcony which we converted into my brother and Is room wasn’t all that bad. My biological mother is a drug addict and she chose drugs over her kids, so she wasn’t around very often... Read more

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Teen LGBTQ+ Survey

By Adam@fosterclub — Aug 30, 2017

The Human Rights Campaign and researchers at the University of Connecticut are working together on a national online survey of LGBTQ young people. They want to hear your views about your school and family, your health and safety, and how being LGBTQ... Read more

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