Remember, your CSW must hold a Transition Planning Conference with you no more than 90 days and no fewer than 30 days before the court hearing recommending that your case be closed. Continue Reading →
Archive | When Your Case Closes
What important documents must my social worker or probation officer provide me before my case closes?
Before your case closes, your CSW must also give you all of the following documents: Continue Reading →
Are there any programs that can help me when I transition out if I have a disability?
Yes! The Department of Rehabilitation assists people with disabilities to get jobs. Continue Reading →
How do I apply for SSI?
When you turn 16 years old, your CSW must complete a document (the SSI Screening Guide) to check to see if you are eligible. Continue Reading →
Will I still have Medi-Cal when my case closes?
Yes. As a current or former foster youth, you are eligible for extended Medi-Cal services up to the age of 26 if you were in foster care when you turned 18. Continue Reading →
Where can I find a doctor or dentist?
If you like and trust the doctor or dentist who treated you while you were in placement, you can continue seeing him/her. Continue Reading →
Where can I find a mentor?
Mentors are trusted adults who provide guidance to youth. Continue Reading →
Who do you call if you have a complaint or need help?
First, remember that you are not alone. There are people and agencies that want to help you. Continue Reading →