Wraparound supports refers to those services that help youth facing challenges become self-sufficient and thrive. These might include: education and workforce training, vocational rehabilitation, health and mental health services, food, housing, transportation, childcare, mentoring, and counseling. It is critical to coordinate these services and supports across systems, customizing them for each youth. Young people also need to be consistently supported by a caring, competent adult to help them navigate programs and services.
This forum explored how state and local leaders grapple with integrating research-based programs and practices into their daily routines.
This forum highlighted the challenges and opportunities that practitioners and advocates in Connecticut and Michigan face as they build postsecondary pathways …
This forum highlighted a new AYPF issue brief: Creating Access for Opportunities for Youth in Transition from Foster Care.
This forum highlighted how states are addressing the obstacles that youth face as they transition out of the foster care system.