You should get a Transition Planning Conference 90 days before your case closes or 90 days before you turn 18 years old — whichever comes first (OR before you age out of guardianship with a non-related legal guardian). Continue Reading →
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What housing options are available after I turn 18?
By Gretchen Peterson-Fisher on December 5, 2013 in My Life, When I Turn 18
Under AB 12, you can continue to stay with your current caregiver or live in another foster home.
What services must my social worker or probation officer provide me before my case closes?
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 →
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 →
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 →