Blog

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

Tagged:
Blog

By Julia — Sep 16, 2009

CHANGES ARE Funky sometimes uncertain, and the days have crowded with newfound tasks as well as responsibilities to undertake and effectively assume those new responsibilities safely and surely. I am turning age 23 in two months. 23 is pretty up... Read more

Tagged:
Blog

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

Tagged:
Blog

By FC Steve — Apr 15, 2009

By Ray Hershe, abc40tv • April 13, 2009, SPRINGFIELD, Mass -- The economy makes it tough on everyone. Among those hard hit are social service agencies. And when you rely on those agencies, it makes it even tougher. For example, the challenges faced... Read more

Tagged:
Blog

By FC Steve — Apr 7, 2009

Greg Moran • Mar 30, 2009, San Diego -- For foster-care youths who become adults, it is the little things that can cause big problems. For some, money for a basic car repair can make the difference between holding on to a job or losing it. For... Read more

Tagged:
Blog

By JJ — Feb 5, 2009

Hey Guys, I am not sure if you know this or not but I am a new staff member at FosterClub. I am really excited about the move & so much happier that my job has more substance than just waiting on tables! But this got me thinking. This is a whole... Read more

Tagged:
Blog

By FC Steve — Dec 2, 2008

Each year, more than 650 Michigan youth “age out” of foster care, leaving the system with no permanent family or place to call home. When I aged out, I was in the middle of my senior year of high school. I had no safe place to live, no job, no... Read more

Tagged:
Blog

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

Tagged:
Blog

By FC Steve — Nov 6, 2008

National Foster Youth Advisory Council Members of the National Foster Youth Advisory Council (NFYAC) believe that every young person in the foster care system is entitled to a wide array of supports, resources and opportunities to... Read more

Tagged:
Blog

By Team FosterClub — Apr 23, 2008

Chapin Hall released a new report: A Reason, a Season, or a Lifetime: Relational Permanence Among Young Adults with Foster Care Backgrounds The phenomenon called “aging out” includes approximately 20,000 young people who enter... Read more

Tagged: