Juvenile Law Center

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May 29, 2015

There was a child went forth

posted by Executive Director and Co-Founder, Bob Schwartz

Juvenile Law Center has been advocating for youth in the foster care system—and its umbrella child welfare system—since we started representing children in 1975.

Tags:40th Anniversary|Child Welfare and Foster Care
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May 14, 2015

A Family for Every Child

posted by Juvenile Law Center

Youth with disabilities or complex medical needs are more likely to be placed in group homes or institutionalized settings instead of with families. But, there are alternatives that can improve outcomes for these young people.

Tags:Child Welfare and Foster Care|Normalcy for Foster Youth|Older Youth with Disabilities|Permanency (Foster Care)|Transitions to Adulthood (Foster Care)
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May 08, 2015

Providing Healthy Futures for Former Foster Youth

posted by Juvenile Law Center

Despite the availability of health insurance under ACA for over a year, many eligible young adults across the country have not enrolled – primarily because they don’t know that they qualify.

Tags:Access to Healthcare|Coveredtil26 (Health Insurance)|Child Welfare and Foster Care|Older Youth with Disabilities|Transitions to Adulthood (Foster Care)
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