ParentMap: New Program Helps Foster Youth Get a Driver License

Access to transportation has long been a struggle for Washington’s youth aging out of foster care. Thousands of youth age out of foster care in Washington state each year, hundreds without a permanent placement. Around one in five youth transitioning out of foster care will become homeless within a year, partly because of transportation needs, says Patrick Nickell, licensing coordinator for Treehouse, a Seattle-based nonprofit offering support for youth in foster care. Read More >>

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