Higher Education Fact Sheets: Finding Support in the Child Welfare System

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This tip sheet explains important resources and benefits youth may be eligible for—like extended foster care, re-entry, and Chafee Aftercare—that can provide support as youth go to college and training.

About the Expert

Jennifer Pokempner is a Senior Attorney at Juvenile Law Center. At Juvenile Law Center, her work focuses on improving outcomes and opportunities for older youth in the foster care system through policy and legal advocacy at the local, state, and national levels.