In New York City, Housing Silos Prevent Reunification

In New York City, which rightfully prides itself on compassion and resilience, there are parents who are trying to rebuild lives with their families but are caught in the crosscurrents of temporary housing, mental health challenges, and the foster care system. 


Child Welfare Ideas From the Experts

Congressional intern Faith Sharp suggests expanding two federal programs to include more youth who experience foster care.

Building Homes Instead of Destroying Them


Building Homes Instead of Destroying Them

Our homes are considered unsafe because we have to work multiple jobs to make ends meet, writes Niasia Kincy.

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Senators Push for More Housing for Youth Aging Out of Foster Care

Senators Amy Klobuchar and Susan Collins have called on the government to provide more housing security to youth aging out of foster care.

Virginia Governor Appoints Foster Care Watchdog


Virginia Law Aims to Guarantee Housing During School Breaks 

Proposed legislation in Virginia would require colleges and universities to provide free housing for foster care students during breaks.

A Pipeline to Housing Stability After Foster Care


Child Welfare Ideas from the Experts

Congressional intern Anna Rose Thelemaque wants to open up housing access specifically for former foster youth and those aging out.

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    Advocates Say New Mexico Should do Better, in Response to Child Welfare Settlement Report


    Landlord Incentive Program Helps House Young Adults At Risk Of Homelessness

    A new program in New Mexico would give financial incentives to landlords who provide housing options for youth aging out of foster care and young adults facing homelessness.

    New Homes in Southern California Will Keep Siblings in Foster Care Together


    New Homes in Southern California Will Keep Siblings in Foster Care Together

    The city of Palmdale, California is moving forward on a housing project that keeps siblings in foster care housed together.

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    New Housing Capacity Project for Former Foster Youth in California

    John Burton Advocates for Youth has put together a $1.2 million fund to help raise California’s capacity to house thousands of former foster youth at risk of experiencing homelessness.