06.20.2018

Real Change: Another Step in Ending the Foster Care to Homelessness Pipeline

Earlier this year, state legislators approved changes to Extended Foster Care that will allow youth like Maven to enter and exit the program as many times as needed until age 21. These updates take effect in July and will offer many youth extra support as they transition into adulthood.

These simple and needed changes took a multiyear effort from advocates and legislators. Maven, now 22, is one of those many advocates, as a network representative at The Mockingbird Society. Other key supporters include Treehouse, Columbia Legal Service, A Way Home Washington and Partners for Our Children. Read More >>

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