Fostering Youth Success Alliance
Stuck on a Screen, Therapists Rush to Respond to Mental Health Crises Among Foster Youth
As New York enters its third month of sheltering at home, mental health counselors serving vulnerable children and families in the foster care system are racing to adapt their tried-and-true methods to a virtual connection.
New York’s Foster Youth Want Connection to Jobs, Survey Shows
An annual survey of foster youth in New York City found continued demand for connections to the working world, and more teens getting help with job skills. The 2019 ACS Youth Experience Survey, conducted by the city’s Administration for Children’s Services (ACS), noted double digit increases in the percentage of youth who reported receiving job-related help.