Youth must have access to a variety of resources and services to ensure they have the information and support needed to help become successful in life. Without useful information, figuring out what to do and what choices they have can be difficult. Providing opportunities for youth to educate themselves about the child welfare system and process will help them know what to expect and what choices they may have along the way.
The following resources are from local, State, and national programs that have designed publications specifically for youth in foster care. These resources provide insight into the process of “aging out” of foster care and address the potential needs of youth who are transitioning from foster care.