Supporting Teens Leaving Care: Resources & Guidance for Foster Parents


Several challenges can present themselves for young people in foster care who are approaching this milestone achievement of living independently. You can help the tweens and teens in your care prepare for this transition by starting as early as possible—especially if the identified goal in the permanency plan is for the youth to transition from foster care to living on their own or living with others.


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Author: Wisconsin Family Connections Center
Additional Author: Coalition for Children, Youth & Families
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