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During December 2014, the White House issued a fact sheet on� Improving Outcomes for our Nation's Foster Youth �with steps the Administration and its partners are taking to help support foster youth.

Looking for more information or ways to get involved? Here are some resources that will point you in the right direction.

Foster Parenting and Adoption

AdoptUSKids offers an array...

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Foster Care to Success | Resources for Students & State ...

Below are some resources for foster youth, foster students and state workers.


Check out our page on national and state organizations, online and community-based foster care support groups as well.

Casey Family Programs : Casey Family Programs (based in Seattle, WA) is the nation's largest operating foundation focused entirely on foster care and improving the child welfare system. They provide...

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Scholarship Opportunities and Financial Funding for Foster ...

Scholarship Opportunities and Financial Funding for Foster Youth

Scholarship Opportunities for Foster Youth

EDUCATION TRAINING VOUCHER (ETV)--The ETV is a voucher that can be used not only for tuition, books and fees, but also child care and transportation costs (excluding purchase of vehicles). ETV funds may be used for room and board for youth who do not participate in extended foster care,...

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Centre County, PA - Official Website - Foster Care Program

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Pre-Service Training

Pre-service Training is required of all foster parents before final approval as a licensed foster home. Pre-Service Training is offered three times a year; in the...

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Foster Care to Success | FC2S Student Emergency Fund and ...

School is hard enough without having to pay unexpected bills or cope with emergencies.

What if you couldn't get to school because of bald tires?  What if your job cut your hours and your rent was overdue?  What if the babysitter suddenly raised her rates, or quit altogether?  What if somebody stole your laptop?

For many students, scenarios like this are all too real.  FC2S started the Student Emergency Fund to help them stay in school despite the types of financial crises that would otherwise derail their progress.  Emergency funds are granted to students for unexpected transportation, rent, or...

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Foster Care to Success | Education Training Vouchers

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Foster Care to Success' years of experience working with college-aged foster youth have helped to shape programs across the country, including ETV, and we were listed as the preeminent authority on grant administration for foster youth in the Department of Health and Human Services' ETV Guidelines.

Eight states have partnered with FC2S to help current and former foster...

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The four types of adoption | Dave Thomas Foundation for ...


The four types of adoption

When starting the adoption process , you have four options. You can adopt a child�from the U.S. foster care system -- which is what the Dave Thomas Foundation for�Adoption is all about -- or adopt an infant in the U.S., adopt a child from another�country, or adopt a stepchild. Read on to learn more about what each type entails.


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The Journey | A Guide and Journal

Happy New Year: A Letter from the NFPA President

As the NFPA prepares to enter 2018 I want to thank each of you for reminding us daily of our purpose, to advocate for parents; foster parents, kinship parents, adoptive parents, the children in their care and former foster youth make up the core of what the NFPA begins every day focused on. To that end, we have...

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Adoption Process — Midwest Shiba Inu Rescue

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Adopting a Rescued Shiba Inu

Midwest Shiba Inu Rescue (MSIR) is based in Chicago and has foster dogs available in various states in the Midwest.

MSIR does its best to match the right dog with the right family by finding out as much as possible about the potential adoptive family before placing a dog.

All dogs placed by MSIR are spayed or neutered, up-to-date on shots, heartworm...

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Penn Foster College - Penn Foster Career School - Penn ...

Why Choose Penn Foster


At Penn Foster Career School, Penn Foster College, and Penn Foster High School, you get an education that prepares you for today's and tomorrow's in-demand careers. As the world's leader in at-home education, Penn Foster has maintained a tradition of excellence for more than a century. Choose from more than 100+ online programs in the fields of  Business , ...

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Workshops for Adoptive Parents and other Permanent Carers ...

Workshops for Adoptive Parents and other Permanent Carers

This page lists our workshops for adoptive parents, special guardians, long term foster carers and other permanent carers. Click on the course title or register tab to view detailed information. You can register via our electronic booking form and pay online. We are unable to take bookings or payments over the phone.

Please note that there are further seminars open to adoptive parents and other permanent carers, as well as to social workers and other professionals under Public Seminars .


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