Promising Program Models for Extended Foster Care and Transition Services

This publication reviews promising state approaches to extended foster care. Programmatic elements covered include: eligibility, placement settings, case management models, case review and transition services. The end goal? Help child welfare leaders continue to improve the design of extended care programs and better support the unique needs of older youth.

July 8, 2019

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Collaborating for Successful Reentry

A Practical Guide to Support Justice-Involved Young People Returning to the Community

This guide teaches juvenile justice and social service professionals about supporting youth who are reentering their community after confinement or a court-ordered out-of-home placement. Readers will learn about collaborative and community-based approaches designed to eliminate barriers and help address the needs of young people.

March 9, 2019

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Evaluation of One Baltimore for Jobs Executive Summary

Job Opportunities for Disconnected Young Adults

The One Baltimore for Jobs program sought to connect young African-American males in Baltimore with high-quality jobs in growing industries. This executive summary reviews the program's objectives, outcomes and lessons learned. It supplements a full report that describes the program and explains why Baltimore’s story should inform the workforce development efforts of communities nationwide.

March 5, 2019

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For Youth in Foster Care, the Road to Driving is a Bumpy Ride

Learning to drive is an exciting and nearly essential milestone for young people today. Yet, for youth exiting foster care, this rite of passage is often littered with obstacles — from DMV fees to costly automobile insurance rates. A new report identifies common challenges that young people in foster care face and recommends policy moves that states can make to help these youth get behind the wheel.

February 26, 2019

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