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Chief Operations Officer

By Celeste — Mar 8, 2018

FosterClub has been growing steadily and is now seeking to dramatically accelerate growth. The Board of Directors and Executive Director (ED) are looking for a mission-focused, seasoned, strategic, and process-minded leader with experience scaling... Read more

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Order Pins for National Foster Care Month in May!

By Celeste — Feb 27, 2018

We are pleased to let you know that you can now place an order for official pins and ribbons for National Foster Care Month in May! ORDER NOW This year, we will be charging a nominal amount to cover the cost of pin production. The cost of an... Read more

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H.R.4998 - Health Insurance for Former Foster Youth Act

By akin.abioye — Feb 21, 2018

February 22, 2018 Washington, D.C. The Affordable Care Act (ACA) helped 20 million Americans secure access to quality health care. Among that 20 million, are some of the nations most vulnerable to inadequate health care, former foster youth. In... Read more

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How can foster parents help you stay healthy? (CLOSED)

By Celeste — Feb 21, 2018

MARCH 2018 TOPIC: How can foster parents help you stay healthy? As a young person in foster care, your foster family or caregiver may help you stay healthy.... or maybe you wished they would have helped you with your health care. For example, maybe... Read more

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Sweeping Changes to Child Welfare as Congress Passes the Family First Act

By Celeste — Feb 20, 2018

Every year, thousands of young people are affected by the foster care system and many suffer trauma far greater than that they may have experienced in their home environments-- a trauma that could have been avoided if only systems were designed to... Read more

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My Health Choice Challenge

By Cody Rivera — Feb 19, 2018

After a knee blow-out, Cody was faced with a difficult choice: face surgery alone, or move to family and lose health care coverage? Life’s challenges test the strongest people and as a former foster youth, I am no exception. I almost missed one of... Read more

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Informing the Court: What Permanency Means for Young People

By APetite1 — Feb 12, 2018

In court, permanency is often talked about from a legal standpoint, but we know that permanency can mean something different for young people who experience foster care. One of FosterClub’s Young Leaders, David Hall , recently had the opportunity to... Read more

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