Letters and Correspondence
Support for the Foster Youth Independence ActChild Abuse & Neglect Education Health Housing & Homelessness Poverty & Family Economics
On June 17, 2015 the First Focus Campaign for Children sent this letter in support of the Foster Youth Independence Act of 2015. This bill extends federal funding for services for youth up to age 23 who age out of foster care. These services can include: assistance with enrolling in college, finding employment, obtaining health coverage, securing housing, and managing money.