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A new report offers recommendations for improving foster care programs and opportunities for young adult (Stock.adobe.com photo by Fizkes).

Report: States need to improve opportunities for older foster youth | Friday Morning Coffee

BY: - May 12, 2023

Twenty-eight percent of Pennsylvania’s foster care population was aged 14 and older in 2021, down from 46% in 2006.

Pennsylvania foster kids will be able to attend college tuition-free in 2020. But the law could be even stronger, advocates say

BY: - September 10, 2019

Experts says Pennsylvania colleges and universities could help foster youth by waiving the cost of room and board.

Bill providing subsidies to families with older foster children is headed to the Senate floor

BY: - June 4, 2019

A state House measure that would provide subsidies to families with foster children who have aged out of the youth system swiftly cleared a critical Senate committee hurdle on Tuesday. And its sponsor says she’s hoping for an “expedited” vote by the Republican-controlled chamber. With no discussion, the Senate Health & Human Services Committee unanimously […]