Extension of Foster Care Beyond Age 18 - Wyoming

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Availability of Foster Care to Age 21

Citation: Ann. Stat. § 14-3-431

Unless sooner terminated by court order, all orders issued under this act shall terminate with respect to a child adjudicated neglected, when they reach age 18, unless the court has ordered care or services to continue beyond that time. The court shall conduct a review hearing at least 6 months before the child reaches age 18 to determine whether care or transitional services should continue and for what period of time prior to the individual reaching age 21.

Requirements for Remaining in Placement

This issue is not addressed in the statutes and regulations reviewed.

Placement Agreements

This issue is not addressed in the statutes and regulations reviewed.

Transition Supports Provided

This issue is not addressed in the statutes and regulations reviewed.