Child Welfare

Louisiana Ties New Extended Care Program to Evidence-Based Service for Youth Aging Out of Foster Care

In 2018, Louisiana was among the handful of states with no offer of foster care support beyond age 18 for youth who became adults in the system. Since then, the state has moved quickly through […]

Child Welfare

$200 Million Venture to Help Youth Aging Out of Foster Care Hits New York, Pittsburgh

The Tennessee-based Youth Villages, one of the largest nonprofits in the country, has awarded New York City and Pittsburgh major funding to implement a promising support program for young adults who have recently left foster […]

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Midwest Evaluation of the Adult Functioning of Former Foster Youth, Conditions of Youth Preparing to leave State Care in Illinois

The study follows the progress of foster youth in the participating states through age 21 who reached the age of 17 years old while in out-of-home care and who had been in care for at […]