5.8 Ending Homelessness for Youth Aging Out of Foster Care

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Conference Presentation | March 10, 2014

Files: Ending Homelessness for Youth Aging Out of Foster Care by Jim Theofelis (PDF | 5 MB | 37 slides) California’s Approach for Implementing the Federal Fostering Connections to Success Act by Lindsay Elliott (PDF | 530 KB | 24 slides)

5.8 Ending Homelessness for Youth Aging Out of Foster Care

More states are choosing to extend foster care for youth until age 21. In doing so, states are designing new approaches that offer these older youth greater autonomy. They are also designing housing and service models that are appropriate for young adults’ developmental life stages. This workshop will examine the most promising policies and practice models child welfare agencies are adopting.