Permanency planning

Overview of the Foster Care System in California

Overview of the foster care system in California - Fact Sheet MORE

Presidential Proclamation -- National Foster Care Month, 2015

Proclamation by President Obama naming May 2015 National Foster Care Month 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

Adolescents, the Foster Care System, and the Transition to Adulthood: What Legal Aid Lawyers Need to Know

Older adolescents leaving foster care still face tremendous obstacles as they make the transition to adulthood. However, the increasing focus on improving foster care and permanency planning for adole... MORE