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pandemic relief

Los Angeles Leaders Aim to Prevent “Housing Cliff” for 1,100 Aging Out of Foster Care Dec. 31

12/7/2021

Los Angeles Leaders Aim to Prevent “Housing Cliff” for 1,100 Aging Out of Foster Care Dec. 31

The Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors today voted to connect soon-to-be former foster youth with rapid rehousing funds and other benefits after California's moratorium on aging out of foster care ends Dec. 31.

Kinship Caregivers Getting Cash Support in Arizona

10/26/2021

Kinship Caregivers Getting Cash Support in Arizona

Grandparents and other kin who stepped up to help their loved ones' children are getting one-time pandemic relief funds in Arizona.

Cash Assistance Window Closing for Some of New York's Former Foster Youth

9/27/2021

Cash Assistance Window Closing for Some of New York’s Former Foster Youth

This week, thousands of New York's former foster youth 23 and older will lose eligibility for direct financial assistance.

Former Foster Youth Like Me Face Eviction as Pandemic Drags On

9/22/2021

Former Foster Youth Like Me Face Eviction as Pandemic Drags On; Congressional Champions Introduce Life-Saving Extensions

As the pandemic drags on, young people from foster care are continuing to struggle, and the federal relief provided for older youth from foster care will soon expire.

Identity Thieves Targeting Foster Youths’ Covid Relief

9/14/2021

Identity Thieves Targeting Foster Youths’ COVID Relief

Pandemic assistance has been made available to California's current and former foster youth, but fraud and lack of access can prevent them from ever benefitting from the financial help.

As Deadline for Federal Pandemic Relief Looms, Fosters Are Being Failed Yet Again

9/9/2021

As Deadline for Federal Pandemic Relief Looms, Fosters Are Being Failed Yet Again

As a deadline approaches that ends pandemic relief for Foster youth, writer "Z" worries those in the child welfare system will slip through the cracks.

    8/31/2021

    Pandemic Relief Funds for California Foster Youth Slow to Reach Needy Young Adults as Deadline Approaches

    Few eligible young people have been verified to receive pandemic relief funds for former foster youth, according to data provided by the California Department of Social Services.