Helping Youth Transition to Adulthood: Guidance for Foster Parents
Factsheet for Families
Child Welfare Information Gateway
Information Packet or Sheet
Published: November 2018
Provides guidance on how foster parents can help youth build a foundation for a successful transition to adult life outside of foster care. It describes the challenges youth face, how the adolescent brain affects them during this time, and Federal laws and programs. It also provides concrete ways they can partner with youth.
Independent living skills; Foster parents training; Foster parents; Youth development; Foster Adolescents; Youth engagement