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By BlessedChest — Sep 16, 2017
Where in PA are you located and how old are you? Have you asked your foster parents to assist you in getting the records, or have you already aged out of the system? Have you tried contacting your Guardian Ad Litem or your CASA representative (if you have one)? Utilize the support people in your life to assist you in advocating for you in addition... Read more


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By Celeste — Sep 14, 2017
You should ask your caseworker about how the agency is ensuring normalcy for foster youth. It is a new federal (USA) law that they should be working to give you normalcy, and that would include participating in after school activities. Of course, it is up to you to keep your grades up and maintain good behavior at school so that you remain... Read more


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By brownm — Aug 31, 2017
I just want to say don't give up hope. I was older before I got adopted. Plus I just read about a lady who was a former All-Star at FosterClub who got adopted when she was in her 30s. You are never too old to find your forever family :)... Read more


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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/) Be sure to check out the RESOURCES section in the main menu above! ^^^ 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 calls... 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