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Issues involving foster care

The Social Security Administration (SSA) has a new policy to help youth transitioning out of foster care access Supplemental Security Income (SSI)! Youth transitioning out of foster care are a...
Teen parents “in care” are young mothers and fathers who are placed by DHS in foster care, a mother/baby placement, or other placement. What rights do I have as a teen parent in care? To...
How long can I stay under DHS care? You can stay in care until you are 21. You need to be doing at least one of the activities listed below unless you cannot because of a medical or mental health...
We all know instinctively, and it is borne out in the research, that children do better with their families. Removal from home is a serious intervention into a child’s life, one of the most serious...