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Transition from Foster Care

Find and Keep Housing for Transitional Age and Former Foster Youth

Resource Author/Owner/Service Provider

Disability Rights Education and Defense Fund (DREDF)

Description

This Honoring Emancipated Youth Housing Guide provides practical advice on how to find and keep housing for transitional age and former foster youth. The guide was written by former foster youth, volunteers and community members. This guide is dedicated to housing and is a valuable resource to any young person, but especially former foster youth and disconnected transitional aged youth. This guide strives to provide guidance to youth ages 18-24 to procure safe and affordable housing.

Note: This guide was written for California youth, but was included here because of the valuable information contained within.

 

Additional Information

The Guide is is entirely written, edited and designed by young volunteers, several of whom have had experience in the foster care and homeless systems.

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Community Living ProgramsHousing SupportsIndependent LivingLegal Rights/Protective ServicesLife Skill DevelopmentLife TransitionsMoney ManagementSelf-AdvocacySelf-Directed CareTransition from Foster CareTransition PlanningTransitioning from Juvenile JusticeTransitions to Adulthood

Related Terms

foster caresupportive housingtransition
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