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On February 9th, 2018, the Family First Act (FFA) was signed into law. This February, we celebrate FIVE YEARS of the FFA serving youth across the country. As we celebrate...

Entering foster care
Extension to age 21
Family relationships
Transition (aging out)
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On February 9th, 2018, the Family First Act (FFA) was signed into law. The historic passing of the FFA would not have occurred without the voices of Lived Experience Leaders...

Entering foster care
Extension to age 21
Family relationships
Transition (aging out)
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This week, the National Foster Care Youth & Alumni Policy Council engaged with newly confirmed Administration of Children, Youth & Families Commissioner Rebecca Jones Gaston and Children’s Bureau Associate Commissioner...

Education
Entering foster care
Extension to age 21
Family relationships
Health care
Higher education
Independent living
Mental health
Permanence
Rights in foster care
Transition (aging out)
Well-being
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The National Foster Care Youth & Alumni Policy Council is pleased to release its 19th priority statement: Supporting Immigrant Children & Youth in Foster Care . Recent years have seen...

Adoption
Entering foster care
Family relationships
Health care
Higher education
Independent living
Mental health
Permanence
Rights in foster care
Transition (aging out)
Well-being
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On May 12th, 2021, FosterClub and Youth Law Center hosted a webinar with the National Center for Housing and Child Welfare focused on states and jurisdictions, and tribes can maximize...

Entering foster care
Extension to age 21
Homelessness
Housing
Transition (aging out)
Well-being
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On April 14th, 2021 FosterClub and Juvenile Law Center shared a live walk-through of implementation tools and resources highlighted on /OYPR . These tools will support child welfare leaders providing...

Education
Entering foster care
Extension to age 21
Independent living
Transition (aging out)
Well-being
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On March 31st, 2021 FosterClub and Juvenile Law Center featured Child Welfare Leaders from Illinois and Kentucky to share implementation examples and highlights of the Older Youth Provisions of the...

Entering foster care
Extension to age 21
Higher education
Housing
Transition (aging out)
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The Children’s Bureau issued the Program Instruction for the Supporting Foster Youth and Families Act Program Instruction on March 9th. This document is crucial to the effective and quick implementation...

Entering foster care
Extension to age 21
Higher education
Independent living
NYTD
Transition (aging out)
Well-being
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The Children’s Bureau issued the Program Instruction for the Supporting Foster Youth and Families Act Program Instruction on March 9th. This document is crucial to the effective and quick implementation...

Entering foster care
Extension to age 21
Independent living
NYTD
Rights in foster care
Transition (aging out)
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FosterClub Young Leaders, Eric Warner, and Joseph DeBiew joined Edwin Daye, a Member of the Birth Parent National Network , in a meeting with 4 Congressional offices and federal stakeholders...

Entering foster care
Family relationships
Mental health
Transition (aging out)
Well-being