Child Welfare Ideas from the Experts, #9: Ensure Re-Entry Provision in Extended Foster Care

The Chronicle of Social Change is highlighting each of the policy recommendations made this summer by the participants of the Foster Youth Internship Program (FYI), a group of 12 former foster youths who have completed congressional […]

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Avoiding the Precipice: An Evaluation of Aunt Leah’s Link Program in Supporting Youth from Foster Care

A study from researchers at the School of Social Work at the University of Victoria in British Columbia, Canada, suggests that programs for transition-age youth may be effective at preventing homelessness. Avoiding the Precipice: An […]

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Extending Foster Care to Age 21: Weighing the Costs to Government Against the Benefits to Youth

The federal government is required to reimburse states for certain costs related to children in foster care under Title IV-E of the Social Security Act. The Fostering Connections to Success and Increasing Adoptions Act of […]