Time for Reform Preventing Youth From Aging Out On Their Own

In 2006 more than 26,000 foster youth age out of foster care and had no family or nowhere to go. Foster youth who age out experience higher rates of homelessness and violence, and other seriously negative outcomes. To improve the well-being of foster youth who age out and prevent them from aging out without family of their own, the government needs to improve or reform programs to help this population.

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John Kelly is editor-in-chief of The Chronicle of Social Change.