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By Celeste — Sep 27, 2017

The Ohio Youth Advisory Board does a lot of great work in Ohio and is a great resource for resources! With permission, Lisa Dickson suggests you contact her at lisa@fosteractionohio.org Read more



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By BlessedChest — Sep 21, 2017

Thanks, I contacted them but they only serve Bucks and Montgomery Counties. Said they will keep my info in case they hear of any needs I may be of assistance with in my area. Kind of seems like if Cumberland and dauphin Area have programs to help those who are aging out, they are not in need of any resource people or they would be making it... Read more



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By angieg — Sep 18, 2017

Hello!
The R.J. Leonard Foundation is located in New Hope, PA and they help young adults that have aged out of the foster care system. Their website is http://www.rjleonardfoundation.org/ and their phone number is 646.246.8199.

Even if they are not in your area in PA, they may be... Read more



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By BlessedChest — Sep 16, 2017

Whether you are experiencing discrimination in the foster care system or with a caseworker after leaving Care such as a welfare office caseworker, there are procedures for reporting it and getting reassigned. If you are a foster youth you can discuss this with your CASA and with the Gardian Ad Litem and can request a hearing to get reassigned.... Read more



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By BlessedChest — Sep 16, 2017

Not sure if they permit a youth to observe the proceedings from a safe/secure location and/or give their CASA and/or Lawyer real time feedback, but it might be worth asking your caseworker about what accommodations are available for you to have as much input in the process as possible while assuring your physical and emotional well-being. Read more