Georgia Education and Training Vouchers (ETV)

(706) 542-1108
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Education and Training Voucher (ETV) funds are available to meet the postsecondary education training needs of youth who have experienced foster care and are enrolled in a qualified higher education program. In Georgia, through a contract with the Georgia Department of Family and Children’s Services,... Read more

Florida Youth SHINE

(954) 796-0860
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Florida Youth SHINE (Striving High for INdependence and Empowerment) is a youth run, peer driven organization working hard to change the culture of Florida's child welfare system. FYS is proudly supported by Florida’s Children First (FCF). FCF is a non-profit child advocacy organization dedicated to... Read more

Delaware Youth Advisory Council

(302) 633-2638
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The Delaware Youth Advisory Council (YAC) is an organization comprised of current and former foster care youth who share opinions, learn leadership and advocacy skills, and influence legislation related to the Delaware child welfare system through activity planning, fundraising, advocating on behalf of youth in... Read more

Maryland: MYLIFE State Youth Advisory Board

(410) 767-7695
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The purpose of the State Youth Advisory Board (SYAB) is to provide a youth perspective and partner with Social Services Administration, child-serving administrators, staff, and providers in the child welfare decision making process and challenges facing youth in foster care. Board members meet once a... Read more

Maine: Youth Leadership Advisory Team (YLAT)

(207) 780-5867
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The Youth Leadership Advisory Team (YLAT) is the voice for Maine’s youth in Foster Care. YLAT is a partnership of youth and adults working together to improve outcomes for young people in the foster care system through: - Public speaking and training - Advising decision... Read more