Youth in care have to leave foster home at 19

Youth in care have to leave foster home at 19

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When a young person in foster care turns 19, they are handed all their possessions and asked to leave. They lose all the support systems they have been eligible to, and don’t have the benefit of parental support that other young people rely on in their early adult years. Rachel Malek is a member of the youth advisory circle at Fostering Change. She talks with us about the barriers facing youth aging out of care.

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