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By celeste22 — Aug 31, 2017

Hey Brian - check out these organizations online:
FosterClub (you already found it!)
Foster Care Alumni of America (https://fostercarealumni.org/)
National Foster Care Youth and Alumni Policy Council (http://nationalpolicycouncil.org/... Read more



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By betaceleste222 — Aug 31, 2017

I had this same issue growing up in care and I was able to talk with my caseworker and let her know that it important for me to have a relationship with my only bio sister. I explained she is not a bad influence she just aged out, thats it. My caseworker then elevated my concerns to my lawyer and the judge granted visitation rights and phone... Read more



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By kingdre88 — Aug 31, 2017

Well, we would need you to provide more information to answer this question. There are a lot of reasons why you are not allowed to talk to your sister. I was not allowed to talk to my sister, and brother because they moved out of the city. I had to talk to caseworkers and judges to help me get to talk to my family. I think you might have to do... Read more



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By Christia — Aug 24, 2017

See if you can have a friend or someone who has your back come with you for support. Read more



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By betaceleste — Aug 2, 2017

If you aren't allowed to talk to your sister you should tell the judge. Read more



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By betaceleste — Aug 2, 2017

You should tell you caseworker if you don't want to go to court. Write a letter instead. Or tell your CASA what you would want to say. Read more



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By Celeste — Jul 18, 2017

You should tell your caseworker. If you want to tell the judge your opinion on how things are going, you could put it in a letter. Read more



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By betachristia557 — Jul 18, 2017

You should be able to, unless there is some sort of danger involved with you speaking to your sister. Has your sister been in trouble? Do you know if people are concerned about your safety if you talk to your sister? Read more



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By betachristia555 — Jul 18, 2017

Who is saying that you can’t? Have you asked your caseworker if you can schedule phone calls with your sister? Read more



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By betachristia — Jul 18, 2017
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By betachristia — Jul 18, 2017

This happened to someone I know who wanted to go on an overnight trip with a friend’s family, and they made them have background checks. Read more



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By Christia — Jul 18, 2017

There is a new federal law that provides a Prudent Parenting Standard – meaning foster parents are allowed to make reasonable decisions for the kids in their care. This should cover a foster parent’s ability to decide if you can stay overnight at someone’s house. Read more