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By jaleesasuell — Jun 24, 2020

Independent Living Programs (ILPs) across the country are responding to increased requests for assistance from young people from foster care, according to a recent poll by FosterClub . In normal times ILPs help young people from foster care navigate... Read more

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By Celeste — Apr 21, 2020

If there is one thing we know about the Covid19 pandemic it’s the phrase, “stay home”. Which is doable unless you no longer have a home. I’m a former foster youth who was making it ok, until the pandemic hit. I was in college, and school was my home... Read more

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By APetite1 — Mar 20, 2020

Were you able to watch the COVID-19 Town Hall for Older Youth?! We're sharing our key takeaways with you! “Foster youth: we see you, we hear you, we care about you, we have not in any way forgotten about you” - Dr. Jerry Milner,... Read more

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By APetite1 — Apr 22, 2020

What State Advocates Can Do: Policy Advocacy on Behalf of Older Youth in and Aging Out of the Child Welfare System in Response to COVID-19 Young people in and leaving the child welfare system have been hit hard by COVID-19... Read more

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By shannonsymonds — Jun 19, 2018

The #HealthCareFFY Campaign, a collaborative project spearheaded by FosterClub, First Focus- State Policy and Reform Center (SPARC), and Juvenile Law Center are excited to announce the release of the first Issue Paper: Youth Who Relocate From... Read more

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By Domiskinnner — Jul 8, 2016

Hola, fellow muggles. Hey buttercups, Today I will be giving you information about the three main resources for former foster youth in Nevada, one in which I currently am apart of. When I was adopted I moved out and the real world took me by... Read more

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By ashjack0808 — Jun 10, 2010

The key word of the past few days has been “permanence”. Hearing and discussing it over and over this week has really got me thinking. Permanence is something that means different things to different people. To mean it is truly having that place... Read more

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By Isaiah — Dec 7, 2009

Hey everybody, So i am transiting out of foster care in 26 more days. I am very excited but in a way i am very scared due to that fact i dont know what to do since everything was taken care of for the last 8-9 years. Then Yeah that is really about... Read more

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By FosterClub — May 14, 2008

Could I Be Another Mother's Daughter? Agencies across the country want to get more teens adopted. When it was my choice, I wasn't sure. By Natalie K. "Wow, can they really be taking me to lunch and giving me... Read more

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By FosterClub — May 14, 2008

I Was Wrong About Group Homes By Eric E. Living without your parents is not easy, especially if you're living with people you don't know. Before I went into a group home, I thought living with eight boys... Read more

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