Tag: educational support for foster youth

A Hand Up and Out

How TAY-FAP is Helping Former Foster Youth Beat the Odds
by
Marie Hughes, Education Support Services Manager
August, 17, 2015

Entering into adulthood, for most, is an exciting rite of passage that bears with it opportunities to try out new levels of responsibility, safely explore increased levels of independence and individuate from supportive parents. For former foster youth, the transition into adulthood, or more accurately termed emancipation from care, is generally filled with increased risks, loss of support and financial peril, with very limited prospects for pursuing post-secondary education.

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