Summary of the Provisions Impacting Transition Age Youth in the Recently Passed Federal Stimulus and Funding Package

Jennifer K. Pokempner, Esq. ,
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Below are key elements of the COVID relief and spending package passed by Congress on December 22nd that impact transition age youth in and leaving foster care. A more detailed summary of the child welfare provisions will follow. Please note that the bill does not become law until it is signed by the President.