Extended Foster Care Helps Youth Thrive
Tuesday, February 7th, 2023

When young people age out of the foster care system, they run a greater risk of experiencing hous­ing insta­bil­i­ty and homelessness, an unful­filled aca­d­e­m­ic trajectory, unem­ploy­ment, men­tal and behav­ioral health issues, and involve­ment in the crim­i­nal jus­tice system. By extending foster care, these youth gain more time to devel­op crit­i­cal life skills, rela­tion­ships, and resources that can help them thrive as adults. Click HERE to learn more about how young people are helped by extended foster care.

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