Supporting Teens Leaving Care: Resources & Guidance for Foster Parents


There are a number of challenges that can present themselves for young people in foster care who are approaching the milestone moment of living independently. As foster parents, you can help the tweens and teens in your care prepare for this transition by starting as early as possible—especially if the identified goal in the permanency plan is for the youth to transition from foster care to living on their own, or living with others.


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Author: Coalition for Children, Youth & Families
Additional Author: Foster Care & Adoption Resource Center
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