New Funding and Support for Older Foster Youth
Thanks to the tremendous work of current and former foster youth and the thousands of advocates, the $900 billion stimulus bill has been signed into law. In addition to direct stimulus payments of $600 to eligible individuals, the bill also includes the Supporting Foster Youth & Families through the Pandemic Act (H.R. 7947).
Hear from national child welfare leaders:
Join Think of Us in a discussion with Assistant Secretary Lynn A. Johnson, Administration for Children and Families, and Associate Commissioner Jerry Milner, Administration for Children and Families, Children’s Bureau. The Children’s Bureau staff will give a high-level overview of the initial information related to new funding and additional support for current and former foster youth 14 to 26. New funding includes cash assistance, housing, college and more.