Job Annoucement

YLC Announcement for a Staff Attorney with with a minimum of seven years of experience in the juvenile justice and/or child welfare system. MORE

Bill to Extend Foster Care Benefits for Probation Youth Clears California Senate Committee

Article appearing in Chronicle of Social Change on SB 12, bill to grant extended foster care benefits to probation supervised youth. MORE

Angel Enters Foster Care through Probation's Door

Article in Chronicle of Social Change about pending legislation, SB 12, to extend foster care benefits to probation involved youth. MORE

SB 12 Support Letter

Letter to Senate Judiciary Committee in support of SB 12, a bill to provide a support net to vulnerable former foster youth under the age of 21, who were excluded in prior legislative efforts to exten... MORE

Widening Door on Extended Foster Care for Probation Youth

Articlein Chronicle of Social Change on how SB 12 will make it easier for foster youth in probation to get extended foster care benefits. MORE

Legal Rights of Teens in Out of Home Care (2014)

This booklet, based on California law, covers some of the concerns of a youth in out-of-home care, including types of placements, guardianship, independent living, role of the courts, visitation, conf... MORE

Transition Planning and Support for Tribal Youth - Powerpoint Presentation

This powerpoint presentation was presented during the training on Tribal Youth in Transition in collaboration with the Youth Law Center, the Yurok Tribe,the California Indian Legal Services, and the A... MORE

What Caregivers Need to Know about AB 12 for Probation Involved Youth: Transitioning to Independence - Supports and Other Benefits - A Power Point Presentation

This power point covers the supports and other benefits available to help foster youth working or participating in post-secondary education or training programs as they transition to independence. Pos... MORE

What Caregivers Need to Know about AB 12 for Probation Involved Youth: Getting & Staying Eligible - A Power Point Presentation

This power point covers planning issues caregivers need to consider before the youth’s 18th birthday including permanency options (guardianship, adoption, permanent planned living arrangements) and ... MORE

What Caregivers Need to Know about AB 12 for Probation Involved Youth: Placements – Options, Limitations & Regulations - A Power Point Presentation

This power point covers the new foster family licensing regulations and placement options for youth 18 and older. It also covers the impact of SILPS (Supervised Independent Living Settings), Transiti... MORE

What Caregivers Need to Know about AB 12 for Probation Involved Youth: An Overview - A Power Point Presentation

This powerpoint provides an overview of AB 12 including eligibility, benefits, living settings, exit and reentry options as well as probation sanction-free jurisdictional alternatives for probation in... MORE