Becoming Adults

Most youths who has experienced foster care or juvenile justice find it difficult to transition to independent adulthood. MDRC launched an evaluation on a program called Transitional Living, which helps youth transition to adulthood with case management, support and counseling. Below is an outline:

  • The Transitional Living Program
  • The Youth Villages Transitioning Living Evaluation
  • Program Implementation and Service Receipt Differences Between the Two Researched Groups
  • Impacts of the Transitional Living Program
  • Discussion and Policy Implications

To read the full study, please click HERE.

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