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An Assessment of Resources to Support Transitioning Youth

This assessment tool guide was developed in collaboration with FosterClub, a national network for youth in foster care, who has developed a planning toolkit to help states implement the youth-directed transition plan mandated by Fostering Connections.

Each worksheet has a readiness scale that will help young people and their team assess current areas of strength and highlight areas where more work needs to be done before the young person transitions to independence. This guide uses 10 specific domains:

  • Housing
  • Self-care and Health
  • Education
  • Life skills
  • Transportation
  • Identity
  • Permanence
  • Community, Culture, & Social Life
  • Job & Career

The worksheets are customizable to meet a state or community’s needs. Most importantly – it is youth-powered and youth-friendly. To access, please click on the PDF in the right hand collumn. 

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Fostering Success Michigan is a statewide initiative that aims to increase access and success in higher education and post-college careers for youth with experience in foster care. Learn how you can contribute to building a holistic network that insulates (i.e., strengthens protective factors and reduces risks) the education to career "pipeline." 

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