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Young parents in foster care may require additional support during the COVID-19 pandemic

Addressing the Needs of Young Parents in Foster Care During COVID-19

The COVID-19 public health crisis has created challenges for young parents in foster care. Child welfare practitioners can more effectively support this population by deepening their understanding and identifying resources. Learn about the unique needs of young parents in care.

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Preparing Young People in Foster Care for Success

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Using Science to Improve Child Welfare Practice

With knowledge of how the adolescent brain matures, adults can do more to ensure young people feel supported and prepared as they navigate the road into adulthood. This guide tells you how.

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How the Economy Wins When Young People Are Prepared

In Future Savings, readers learn about the societal costs of failing to prepare young people in foster care for success. It also highlights how targeted interventions can help these young people while erasing billions in unnecessary costs.

Young people from foster care tend to lag behind their peers in adulthood.

Data on Young People in Foster Care

"Fostering Youth Transitions" provides first-of-its-kind data to better understand the lives of young people who have experienced foster care.