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Medical Resources

American Academy of Pediatrics Healthy Foster Care America

As an initiative of the American Academy of Pediatrics, Healthy Foster Care America provides the latest resources, tools and data on the health of children in foster care. Topics include how to access health insurance after foster care, make a clinical office more "foster care friendly" and much more.

Support For Older Youth

YVLifeSet

YVLifeSet is a national organization that provides comprehensive services, including in-home support, to those who have or are about to age out of the foster care system and transition to adulthood.

Foster Care to Success

Foster Care to Success helps youth transitioning from foster care achieve their educational goals by providing financial, academic, and social support.

 

Ready to Succeed

Ready to Suceed is a virtual and in-person program that works with college students who have experienced foster care. Ready to Suceed empowers students to pursue their career goals by offering career counseling and internship opportunities.

Advocacy

Foster Youth in Action

Foster Youth in Action is a national organization that connects and trains foster youth to become capable leaders who will transform the foster care system locally, regionally and nationally.

FosterClub

FosterClub is a national organization that offers trainings and workshops to youth in foster care and foster parents on how they can better advocate for their needs.

Represent: The Voice of Youth in Care

Represent: The Voice of Youth in Care is a quarterly magazine that publishes stories written by youth in foster care. By sharing their voice, authors hope to help their peers as they come across issues related to mental health, juvenile justice, and much more.

Foster Care Alumni of America

The Foster Care Alumni of America is a national organization that connects and supports people who have experienced foster care. This network of people educates stakeholders involved in foster care reform and policy. Learn more about the Massachusetts Chapter here.