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