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 Pennsylvania. 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. 


Christian's Story

By Zae15 — May 14, 2019

Christian Carter 19 years old He/Him/His & They/Them/Theirs 5 years in Pennsylvania's child welfare system. Christian Carter entered care at the age of 13. He was asked to... Read more

Governor Wolf signs 2 Bills Supporting Kinship/Relative Caregivers in Pennsylvania

By APetite1 — Nov 14, 2018

Governor Wolf recently signed two bills supporting kinship and relative caregivers. H.B. 2133 establishes the Kinship Caregiver Navigator Program and H.B. 1539 would grant temporary guardianship to grandparents when the parents of the grandchildren... Read more


Pennsylvania: Foster Youth Rights

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Foster youth can read their rights by clicking the website link above.Read more

Pennsylvania Independent Living Services

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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. http://www.dhs.pa.gov/citizens/childwelfareservices/chafeefostercareinde...Read more

Pennsylvania Education and Training Program (ETV)

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This federally funded program offers grants to Pennsylvania undergraduate students aging out of foster care who are attending an eligible postsecondary institution. PHEAA administers the Pennsylvania Chafee Education and Training Grant (Chafee) Program on behalf of the Pennsylvania Department of Human Services as authorized under... Read more

Pennsylvania Medicaid

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Medicaid is basic health insurance that is available to foster youth or former foster youth who are eligible. The ACA provides young adults under age 26 with free health insurance through the Medicaid program if they were in foster care on or after their 18th... Read more