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Did you know foster care runs differently in every state?

The team is working to pull together information that will help you navigate foster care in your state and access all the resources you're entitled to.

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Rights in Foster Care

Idaho Youth in Care Bill of Rights states that you have the right to lifelong connections with family, to be placed with siblings when possible and if...

Independent Living Program

Independent Living (IL) Programs help current and former foster youth reach their independent living goals, providing services for education...

Health care

In Idaho State when you are preparing to age out of the system, your social worker and Independent Living Program worker will work together to make...

Education: College / Higher Ed

The Impact Scholars Program addresses the underrepresentation and underachievement of students with foster care experience in higher education...

Youth or Alumni Group

The Idaho Foster Youth Advisory Board is composed of former and current foster youth. These youth represent the foster youth of Idaho by giving a...

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If you are being physically harmed — or are in danger of being harmed — it's an emergency. DIAL 911

Consider speaking with a foster parent, caseworker, an Independent Living Provider, your Attorney (or CASA or GAL), your school counselor, a therapist, or church pastor. You can also contact FosterClub by clicking the talk icon in the lower right corner.

When it is safe to do so, contact your caseworker first. If you do not receive a response within 3 business days, you could contact the Manager at the branch where your caseworker works. Finally, you could contact your State's Ombudsman. Check out our Youth Guide to Complaints.

Health Care for Former Foster Youth 

Did you know that young people from foster care have access to free Medicaid after they turn 18 through their 26th birthday? Qualification to access Medicaid is NOT dependant on employment or education status. 

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