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“Keeping Foster Youth Off the Streets,” a report by the Federation of Protestant Welfare Agencies, evaluates New York City’s efforts to ensure youth aging out of foster care will reside in stable living situations and finds shortcomings in adequate housing options and aftercare services. (Read here)

The New York City Public Advocate’s report on improving outcomes for youth aging out of foster care. (Read here)

A former foster youth writes a gripping count down to her twenty-first birthday, the date she will age out of the system (Read here)

One of our clients, a communications major in college, wrote a moving first person story that was published in Foster Focus Magazine, "Aging out of Care: Home at Last." Her narrative starts with the fear of becoming homeless, the challenges she overcame and the crucial support City Living NY provided (Read here)

A new report by Columbia Law School's Adolescent Representation Clinic proposes solutions to chronic housing instability for New York City youth aging out of foster care. (Read here)

A study by The Center for an Urban Future documents the alarming number of young people aging out of New York City's foster care system that are unemployed and an unacceptably high number of foster care alumni go from being minor to adult wards of the state. (Read here)