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What Advocates and Child Welfare Professionals can do NOW to Help Young People Access the Tuition Waiver for Fall 2020 The Fostering Independence Through Tuition

This is a template letter that can help structure the requests of advocates for state based reforms to support older youth in and from the

This document includes a list of policies that advocates around the county are seeking to implement to support and meet the needs of older youth

This is an emergency planning tool for transition-aged youth in foster care in Pennsylvania during the COVID-19 crisis. Juvenile Law Center adapted a similar tool
This is an emergency planning document for transition-aged youth in foster care in the Philadelphia area during the COVID-19 crisis. Juvenile Law Center adapted a
This is a resource targeted at those working with young people in Pennsylvania who have experience with homelessness and/or foster care and have had their
On June 28th, Pennsylvania passed a law, which will create the Fostering Independence Through Education Waiver. Act 16 of 2019 amended the school code to
Pennsylvania is currently considering legislation that will improve the chances of higher education success for students who are or were in the foster care system
To make a successful transition to adulthood, all children need a safe environment, connections to family and supportive adults, and opportunities to gain skills related
Fact Sheets
In 2009, Juveniles for Justice focused their annual project on the problems youth face inside juvenile facilities and when they return home from juvenile placements