Improving Family Foster Care: Findings from the Northwest Foster Care Alumni Study

Relatively few studies before the “Northwest” series had examined how youth formerly in care (“alumni”) fared as adults, but this study reveals the difficulty youth face in mental health, employment and education upon exiting the foster care system.

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