What are the benefits of Young Adult Voluntary Foster Care?

Extending foster care to age 21 offers a safety net of supportive services and financial benefits during the critical transition to adulthood, including:
  • Extension of foster care payments. 
  • Continued oversight by a caseworker for additional support. 
  • Counseling services. 
  • Continued health care coverage. 
  • Training in independent living skills. 
  • More time to finish high school and pursue vocational or secondary education.