Ohio: Foster Youth Complaints Office (Ombudsman)

(614) 466-9280
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What is the role of a Foster Care Ombudsman? To act as an independent forum for the investigation and resolution of complaints made by or on behalf of the youth themselves and make appropriate referrals. So that youth who are experiencing abuse in their biological,... Read more

Ohio: Education & Training Voucher (ETV)

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The Ohio Education and Training Voucher Program is a federally-funded, state-administered program designed to help youth who were in U.S. foster care with the college expenses.Read more

Ohio: 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 and to connect youth to resources such as housing, Independent Living (IL) Services, Life Skills, education, etc. All things... Read more

Michigan: ETV (Education & Training Voucher)

Main (517) 789-6444
Detroit office (877) 433-6927
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The Education and Training Voucher (ETV) is an annual federal grant provided to states to fund youth who have aged out of the foster care system and who are enrolled in college, university, and vocational training programs. Students may receive up to $5,000 a year... Read more

Pennsylvania Youth Advisory Board (YAB)

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Pennsylvania Youth Advisory Board (YAB) is a Foster Care Youth and Alumni Board that educates, advocates and form partnerships to create positive change in the child welfare system across Pennsylvania. YAB members are viewed as experts and meetings are youth-led and organized. Staff members are... Read more