Discusses efforts to promote a positive youth development approach in foster care, and the disappointing outcomes and barriers experienced by young people leaving the foster care system between the ages of 18 and 21. Includes standards for transition, independent living, and self-sufficiency services.
In hospitals across the country, the standard procedure for babies exposed to opioids can best be described as “wait and see.” Newborns are often kept in a neonatal intensive care unit (NICU), to see if […]
The U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) provides housing assistance to many former foster youth via the voucher-based Family Unification Program (FUP), but prior to a new research project conducted by Mathematica Policy […]
A few weeks after the expiration of a growing federal program that invests in home visitation programs, Congress last night approved a two-year extension that keeps it going through fiscal 2017. The Maternal, Infant, and […]