Emergency Planning Toolkit for Youth in Congregate Care

Published On: March 31, 2020


Youth Law Center has developed an emergency planning resource to support attorneys and advocates working with youth in congregate care. As you know more than anyone, youth in congregate care facilities face acute risks in a public health emergency. Meanwhile, the state licensing agencies that are tasked with monitoring the safety and wellbeing of young people in group care are facing incredible strain as they respond to the public health needs of all licensed facilities. Advocates have an important role to play in monitoring facility conditions and expediting transitions out of group care whenever necessary to meet the individualized needs of young people.

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