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Chafee Independent Living Spending Analysis May 18, 2020 Independent Living Programs (ILPs) administer the John H. Chafee Foster Care Program for Successful Transition to Adulthood resources to help young people...

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Earlier this week, Senator Ron Wyden made a statement on the Senate floor in honor of National Foster Care Month. Read the full statement below or see the official posting...

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Watch a recording of the Virtual Congressional Briefing

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Members of Congress and Congressional Staff were invited to attend a short virtual briefing held on May 13, 2020 and hosted...

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(Washington D.C.) A second in a series of polls of young people from foster care has been conducted by FosterClub, the national network for young people from foster care, revealing...

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May 12, 2020: Organizing partners sent the #UpChafee Letter to Congress today, urging policymakers to support older youth from foster care during #COVID19.

Read the full LETTER TO CONGRESS here...

What State Advocates Can Do:

Policy Advocacy on Behalf of Older Youth in and Aging Out of the Child Welfare System in Response to COVID-19

Young people in and leaving...

Extension to age 21
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If there is one thing we know about the Covid19 pandemic it’s the phrase, “stay home”. Which is doable unless you no longer have a home. I’m a former foster...

Independent living
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Why is FosterClub producing a meditation? We know youth across the nation are struggling with isolation and wellbeing. We believe during a time of chaos and confusion, it is important...

Well-being

FosterClub's Policy team hosted a webinar on the new campaign: #UPChafee on March, 31, 2020. You can view the recording by clicking on the photo below: #UPChafee Webinar Recording Take...

Transition (aging out)
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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Mar 27, 2020

(Washington, DC) In a poll of young people from foster care conducted online via Facebook and Email March 21-24, 2020, FosterClub, the national network...

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