AdvoCasey: Fall 1999 Winter 2000

More Foster Families, Fewer Children Entering Care

Newsletter

This edition of AdvoCasey looks at foster care reform in two Family to Family sites. It also shares how Casey Family Services alumni are faring after they exit the agency’s care and how three sites participating in the Foundation’s Juvenile Detention Alternatives Initiative have reduced their inappropriate use of secure detention.  

January 1, 2000

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AdvoCasey: Fall 2001

Fostered or Forgotten?

Newsletter

This issue of AdvoCasey outlines the many challenges of serving foster youth in transition. It also highlights ambitious campaigns that are unfolding across the country — in places like San Antonio, Cincinnati and Los Angeles County, California — that aim to forge better options and a better path forward for these young people in need. 

September 22, 2001

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Ohio Extends Foster Care Services to Age 21

Blog Post

Ohio legislators recently extended foster care services to age 21 — joining 23 other states that are similarly providing critical support as youth transition to adulthood. A Place 4 Me, the Jim Casey Youth Opportunities Initiative site in Ohio, was integral to building local support. 

June 3, 2016

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Study: Foster Youth Fare Better When They Receive Care Until 21

Blog Post

Youth who remained in foster care until age 19 were more likely to have a place to live, were enrolled in school and had health insurance when compared to their peers who were no longer in state custody, according to recently released findings from researchers at Chapin Hall Center for Children at the University of Chicago.

June 9, 2016

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Jim Casey Youth Co-Investors

Blog Post

The Jim Casey Youth Opportunities Initiative's work to help young people make successful transitions from foster care to adulthood is supported by a network of co-investors.

July 6, 2014

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