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By shannonsymonds — Jan 24, 2018
www.ocfs.ny.gov/main/ddps/adolescent Above is a link to the NYS Office of Children and Family Services website that has some valuable information for youth, parents/caretakers, and stakeholders. Although it is not specific to Housing services, it is a great starting place. Read more


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By Kamilgerald — Jan 22, 2018
Great! Thanks. I was looking into housing as a priority because so many youths who've aged out has ended up being homeless. Looking at how we can curve homelessness... Read more


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By shannonsymonds — Jan 18, 2018
https://www.childwelfare.gov/pubPDFs/makinghealthychoices.pdf#page=2&view=Introduction This is a publication that might give you some ways to make decisions about your medications and talk to the adults and doctors you work with. Read more


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By shannonsymonds — Jan 18, 2018
Hi, Right now we have limited Independent Living Program info. New York State is very regionalized. Here is our local link to New York resources. https://www.fosterclub.com/resources?body_value=&field_resource_areas_served_tid=211 We have been waiting for info on a new website for services for New York. When I get them, I will post them... Read more


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By samueldavis1960... — Dec 5, 2017
You are allowed to refuse medication.. Inform them the reason why so that your doctor can help with the situation.. Read more


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By samueldavis1960... — Dec 5, 2017
You would have to talk with your case worker who would be better to answer that for you.. Read more


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By samueldavis1960... — Dec 5, 2017
Call the program supervisor, they should be able to help you.. Read more


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By samueldavis1960... — Dec 5, 2017
Yes you are allowed to get a new caseworker and make their supervisor aware of your feelings so that they can approach the situation now to make sure this doesn't happen again.... Read more