Permanent Connections

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What Outcomes Are Important to Youth After They Exit a Transitional Living Program?
Discover the four outcomes most important to youth who have participated in a Transitional Living Program.

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What Former Transitional Living Program Participants Suggest for Improving These Programs
Read about how a case manager-turned-researcher and two former transitional living program (TLP) participants put TLP research into practice.

ACYF Commissioner Rafael López

Rafael López: Working together to ensure the well-being of America's youth
Commissioner Rafael López discusses recent developments in the Administration on Children, Youth and Families.

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Tips for Working With Youth Who Have Had Contact With Multiple Systems
Learn strategies for helping youth who have had contact with multiple systems thrive.

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In Honor of National Foster Care Month, Explore Health Care Options for Youth Currently or Formerly in Care
An issue brief from the Child Welfare Information Gateway outlines common health care needs and coverage options.

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Tool Helps Foster Youth Keep their Documents Safe and Discover Local Resources
Designed by foster youth, My JumpVault helps young people stay connected to important information and allies.

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Linking Homeless Youth to Services: A Look at the Impact of Shelter and Drop-in Programs
Researchers talk to 79 young people in Columbus, Ohio, about their experiences and outcomes.

A young Native American man.

Family Finding Helps Homeless Young People Connect to Caring Adults
Tumbleweed Center for Youth Development shares how it has adapted the model to serve unaccompanied homeless youth.

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Q&A: Gary Harper on Positive Effects of the National Runaway Safeline’s Home Free Program
Researchers explore the program's impact on family dynamics and young people's future risk behaviors.

Celia Luce, peer mentor for Outside In

'Champions of Change' Build Bridges Between Youth and Law Enforcement
We talk to Celia Luce from FYSB grantee Outside In and Lieutenant Ric DeLand about fostering collaborations.

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