Daily Court Reporter - News Life After Foster Care
Life After Foster Care
By Shay Bilchik, President and CEO of the Child Welfare League of America
(ARA) - Spring is the time of the year when most 17 and 18 year olds begin to think about proms, high school graduations and entering college. As teens mark these milestones, most are fortunate to have the emotional and financial support of family members. However, without money for things like class trips, formal attire, transportation and graduation fees, youth in foster care often abandon these time-honored rights of passage.
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Date Published: November 30, -1