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Transitional Housing Program | Preparing Former Foster Youth For Adulthood

by Children First FFA

Transitional Housing Program

Transitional Housing Program | Preparing Former Foster Youth For Adulthood Few programs produce change in youth that has a lasting effect like the transitional housing program (THP). It has helped youth whose lives would have been worse off if this support was not available. Before the transitional housing program, youth would leave foster care without…



Former Foster Youth | CYC Day at the Capitol

by Children First FFA

Former Foster Youth

Former Foster Youth | CYC Day at the Capitol Throughout the year there are current and former foster youth gathering in counties across the state of California. California Youth Connection (CYC) is a youth-led organization that develops leaders who work to transform the foster care system through legislative, policy and practice changes. This group meets…



How To Become A Foster Parent In California | My Personal Experience

by Children First FFA

how to become a foster parent in california

How To Become A Foster Parent In California | My Personal Experience How To Become A Foster Parent in California | Foster parenting is what you make of it. Ideally you will use it as a fulfilling way to help children become better versions of themselves. Although everyone’s experience is slightly different there are certain…



Foster Parenting | Changing times – Changing language

by Children First FFA

foster parents

Foster Parenting | Changing times – Changing language You may have noticed that we are using the term Resource Family interchangeably with Foster Parent. The primary reason for this is the government’s decision to morph language to better fit the needs of children and the aspirations of the child welfare system. Here’s how they define…



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