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After 18: AB 12

New California law gives foster youth the option to remain in foster care and receive services and supports until age 21!

Life After Foster Care

Times photojournalist, Robert Gauthier, interviewed more than a dozen young men and women from the Los Angeles area who were on the verge of being emancipated from foster care or had recently aged-out of "the system." Hear their stories…

New Health Care Coverage til 26

If you are a former foster youth under the age of 26, you qualify for FREE Medi-Cal coverage, which includes health, dental, vision, mental health, and substance abuse services.

Speak Your Mind!

The National Youth in Transition Database (NYTD) is a national data system designed to study the independent living services offered to youth in and out of foster care.

 

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