Tag: foster youth

Transitional Independent Living Program

| August 6, 2017
Transitional Independent Living Program

If you were in State or Tribal foster care at the age of 16 or older, and are now 18, 19 or 20, you may be eligible for the following FREE services: Entrance into the Transitional Independent Living Program (TILP), Free Health Care through Young Adults Transitional Insurance (YATI), Education Funding through the Pell Grant and Educational Training Voucher (ETV).

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Transitional Independent Living Program

| July 29, 2017
Transitional Independent Living Program

If you were in State or Tribal foster care at the age of 16 or older, and are now 18, 19 or 20, you may be eligible for the following FREE services: Entrance into the Transitional Independent Living Program (TILP), Free Health Care through Young Adults Transitional Insurance (YATI), Education Funding through the Pell Grant and Educational Training Voucher (ETV).

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Transitional Independent Living Program

| July 22, 2017
Transitional Independent Living Program

If you were in State or Tribal foster care at the age of 16 or older, and are now 18, 19 or 20, you may be eligible for the following FREE services: Entrance into the Transitional Independent Living Program (TILP), Free Health Care through Young Adults Transitional Insurance (YATI), Education Funding through the Pell Grant and Educational Training Voucher (ETV).

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Young Adults Aging Out of Foster Care Should Get Health Coverage Through Medicaid

| May 8, 2017
Young Adults Aging Out of Foster Care Should Get Health Coverage Through Medicaid

For young people who have experienced foster care, access to affordable health insurance is critical to their everyday success. While Federal Law has expanded health coverage to alumni who were in foster care at age 18, there are significant roadblocks to enrolling in and maintaining coverage.

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Promoting Normalcy for Children and Youth in Foster Care

| June 22, 2015
Promoting Normalcy for Children and Youth in Foster Care

Juvenile Law Center has published a new guide, Promoting Normalcy for Children and Youth in Foster Care, to help state advocates, legislators, and agencies implement recently enacted federal legislation in a way that brings meaningful change and responds to foster youths’ needs. Many of us take for granted “normal” youthful experiences and our parents’ support while […]

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Bill to Fight Child Trafficking, Strengthen Child Welfare Protections Becomes Law

| October 29, 2014
Bill to Fight Child Trafficking, Strengthen Child Welfare Protections Becomes Law

President Obama signed into law H.R. 4980, the Preventing Sex Trafficking and Strengthening Families Act, bipartisan legislation aimed at reducing child sex trafficking, increasing adoptions and improving child support collections.  The bill was introduced in the House by Ways and Means Committee Chairman Dave Camp (R-MI), Ranking Member Sander Levin (D-MI), Human Resources Subcommittee Chairman Dave […]

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