Ready for Independence at 18?
By Florida's foster youth help the state learn to help them
Tallahassee, FL –
When the state takes children from their families, it also assumes the responsibility for launching them into adulthood. The record is dismal, but Florida is finally learning how -- from young people who've been in foster care and suffered the consequences. In a five-part series that runs November 17th thru the 21st Margie Menzel reports.
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FAQ for youth transitioning to adulthood
Florida Department of Children and Families Independent Living
Florida's Children First/Florida YouthSHINE