Older Youth Provisions of the Consolidated Appropriations Act – Supporting Foster Youth and Families Through the Pandemic

Published On: January 12, 2021

Did you know that the most recent federal stimulus bill contained resources and protections specifically for current and former foster youth? Our partners at Juvenile Law Center have created a fact sheet summarizing the parts of the law that affect transition age youth in or exiting foster care. We will provide information about how to access these important financial supports as information becomes available. Note that California already has extended financial support for youth who turned 21 in foster care during the public health emergency, and any eligible youth who has not received these supports should contact their county child welfare agency for assistance.

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