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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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Family First Act Reintroduced

By akin.abioye — Feb 8, 2018

Washington, February 8, 2018 The Family First and Prevention Services Act Finds Hope in the Continuing Resolution As you all remember, back in 2016, we were only votes away from witnessing what many would have considered the largest transformation... Read more

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Cassidy Mack

By KaylaM — Feb 2, 2018

Cassidy spent her early years in the Texas foster care system (over 2,000 days in care!). At age 6, she was adopted by Jenn McKown. She started doing Musical Theater at a young age but after meeting Ryan Gosling, she decided she was interested in... Read more

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National Policy Council - Now Accepting Nominations!

By Celeste — Feb 1, 2018

Are you a young leader interested in impacting the child welfare system at the national level? Do you know a young leader that would be a good fit? Check out this opportunity to apply for the National Foster Care Youth and Alumni Policy Council -... Read more