Foster Care Benefits

Fact Sheet on Foster Care Benefits available to foster youth. 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

Overpayments - YLC Fact Sheet

This fact sheet describes what overpayments are and what the rules are if the overpayments occur in the following programs: Aid to Families with Dependent Children (AFDC-FC) (Foster Care), Kinship Gu... MORE

Update: “Fostering Connections to Success: Extending a Social Safety Net for Youths Facing Homelessness and Poverty”

The Clearinghouse Review has published an update on The Fostering Connections Act written by YLC staff attorneys Jennifer Rodriguez and Alice Bussiere with Jennifer Pokempner, a supervising attorney a... MORE

Title IV-E for Youth in the Juvenile Justice System - YLC Fact Sheet

This fact sheet by the Youth Law Center is on Title IV-E and in question and answer format. Title IV-E of the Social Security Act provides federal matching funds to help states pay for foster care pl... MORE

Fostering Connections to Success: Extending a Social Safety Net for Youths Facing Homelessness and Poverty

YLC staff attorneys Jennifer Rodriguez and Alice Bussiere co-authored an article with Juvenile Law Center Attorney Jennifer Pokempner, entitled “Fostering Connections to Success: Extending a Social ... MORE