July 8, 2011


Foster Connections Article Update

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 at the Juvenile Law Center. The News and Notes item, available at 44 Clearinghouse Review 582-584 (March-April 2011), discusses policy guidance on the extension of foster care benefits for youth past the age of 18 that was issued in July 2010 by the federal Administration on Children, Youth and Families (ACYF.)

The update provides information on the Act that was not available when Clearinghouse Review published the initial article, Fostering Connections to Success: Extending a Social Safety Net for Youths Facing Homelessness and Poverty, 42 Clearinghouse Review 139 (July-August 2009).

2011 March-April Clearinghouse Review News and Notes