Oregon Independent Living Program

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The Independent Living Program (ILP) helps youth who are, or were, in foster care to become self-sufficient adults. It gives an opportunity to learn valuable skills necessary to make a successful transition from state or tribal custody to living on your own in the community.Read more

Oklahoma: Grievance Investigations Office

(405) 522-2720
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OKDHS Office of Client Advocacy (OCA) Grievance Unit is to promote grievance systems that serve as an effective and efficient resource for grievants to resolve problems and concerns. Grievants include minors in the custody of the Oklahoma Department of Human Services (OKDHS); youth in voluntary... Read more

Georgia: Emonies Closet (free supply/clothing shop for foster youth)

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Emonie's Closet has been created for foster families to "shop" free of charge. Clothes, school supplies, toiletries, books and sports equipment will be available to those currently in foster care homes within the State of Georgia.Read more

Oregon: Imagination House


The Imagination House is a transitional independent living program, in partnership with DHS, for female youth, ages 18-20, who have aged out of foster care, but who are still under the custody of DHS.Read more

Oregon: FAFSA and Other Financial Aid

Contact the ILP desk for general help,503.945.6612
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Check out this PDF of different Financial Aid options for former and current foster youth to help you pay for secondary education if you want it!Read more