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Hello, young people! Below are some great contacts to help answer questions and resolve issues:

FosterClub has a dedicated team of folks to help you find what you need in Indiana. Call them at  503-717-1552 or email them here. They can help you find resources to help you transition to adulthood and connect you to leadership opportunities. 

Healthcare for Former Foster Youth (FFY).

Did you know that former foster youth have access to free Medicaid after they turn 18 until their 26th birthday? Qualification for FFY to access Medicaid is not dependant on employment or education status. Check out the #Healthcare FFY for more information about this program!


For a general overview of the Medicaid application process, visit here
To apply online, visit here
To apply by phone, call 1-800-403-0864.
To apply in person, go to your local Division of Family Resources (DFR) office. 

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RESOURCES

Indiana Independent Living Program

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Independent Living (IL) Programs help current and former foster youth reach their independent living goals, providing services for education, employment, housing, budgeting and building a support network to assist youth as they transition to adulthood. This map will give you contact information by region: http://www.in.gov/dcs/files/Independ%20Living%20Map%202016.pdfRead more


Indiana Medicaid

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Medicaid is basic health insurance that is available to foster youth or former foster youth who are eligible. The information provided should help you apply. You may be eligible for medicaid if under the age of 26, and in foster care on your 18th birthday... Read more