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Policy Alerts on Foster Care! →
Policy Alerts:S.961 (Kerry) “Reconnecting Youth to Prevent Homelessness Act of 2011. Source: AB131 (Cedillo): Passes Senate Committee on Education 6/22/11 Source: Around the Capitol, 7/11/2011
When Should the State Cease Parenting? Evidence... →
This Chapin Hall Issue Brief discusses potential benefits of allowing foster youth to remain in care past age 18. (December 2007)Policy Alerts:
Youth Transitioning from Foster Care: Background,... →
This Congressional Research Service report summarizes the issues faced by young people when they leave foster care without safe, permanent families. (May 2008)
Review of State Policies and Programs to Support... →
This report by Chapin Hall addresses the findings of a national review of state programs for young people aging out of foster care. (2009)
Extending Foster Care to Age 21: Weighing the... →
Extending Foster Care to Age 21: Weighing the Costs to Government against the Benefits to YouthUnder the Fostering Connections to Success and Increasing Adoptions Act of 2008, the federal government will reimburse states for providing care beyond age 18 for Title IV-E eligible foster youth. This research by Chapin Hall analyzes the potential benefits and costs of allowing foster youth to remain in...
What Works for Older Youth During the Transition... →
This Child Trends fact sheet examines the role that programs for older youth can play in promoting positive development and subsequent self-sufficiency in adulthood. It synthesizes the findings from 31 rigorous evaluations of programs; all of the programs evaluated youth outcomes during the transition to adulthood (ages 18 to 25), pub programs varied in the ages of targeted youth. (March 2010)