There is a high prevalence of health issues in children living in foster care.
What if you get really sick before you can ask questions—so sick you don’t know what’s going on? Or what if you get hurt in an accident? Who will ask questions for you? Who will make decisions for you?
You can decide who will do these things for you BEFORE they happen. This person is called a patient advocate and these type of decisions, when put in writing, are called advance directives.
To learn more about setting up an advanced directive, click the link below.
Fostering Success Michigan is a program of The New Foster Care 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."Make a Donation