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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 Nevada. 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. 

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Former Foster Youth Need Health Care: Dashun's Story

By Celeste — Jun 21, 2017

I spent 4 years in the foster care system in Las Vegas due to negligence and abuse. In 2010, I aged out of foster care at age 18 and lost my health insurance. Then I ended up in the hospital. My hemoglobin had dropped to... Read more

RESOURCES

This brochure includes your rights and an explanation of the Nevada Foster Siblings Bill of Rights. You have a list of rights as foster siblings in Nevada. You can talk to your foster parents, caseworker, CASA, attorney, your judge, or an advocate you have contact... Read more


Explanation of the Foster Youth Bill of Rights: http://dcfs.nv.gov/uploadedFiles/dcfsnvgov/content/Programs/CWS/IL/Foste... (1).pdf Explanation of the Nevada Foster Child Bill of Rights: http://dcfs.nv.gov/uploadedFiles/dcfsnvgov/content/Programs/CWS/IL/Foste... (2).pdf Nevada Division of Child & Family Services Web page: http://dcfs.nv.gov/Programs/CWS/IL/Know_Your_Rights/ You have a list of rights as a foster youth in Nevada. You can... Read more


Fill out the complaint form using the website and submit online by clicking the button on the bottom of the form. Call FosterClub for additional support at (503)717-1552 or email outreach@fosterclub.com . Here is an explanation of services: ‘The Systems Advocate performs the duties of... Read more


The Nevada Independent Living Program is designed to assist and prepare foster and former foster youth in making the transition from foster care to adulthood by providing opportunities to obtain life skills for self-sufficiency and independence. Some young people who leave the foster care system... Read more


Follow the directions on the PDF on the website. You will need to complete a one-page application. 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. Apply for health... Read more