Youth Transitioning to Adulthood: #FosterChat Recap

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On Wednesday, May 9, 2018 we hosted our #FosterChat on Twitter (@SaintAorg), in partnership with the Coalition for Children, Youth & Families and Courage MKE. May’s topic was on Youth Transitioning to Adulthood. According to our Twitter snapshot on Union Metrics, our twitter chat had nearly 215,000 potential impressions, reaching 38,529 people.

If you missed this month’s #FosterChat, you can join us next month as we discuss LGBTQ+ Foster Youth on Wednesday, June 13 at Noon (CST) with special guest, the Cream City Foundation. Below is our recap of this month’s chat.

Q1: Why is it important for youth to have continued support and services provided as they transition to adulthood?

See all the great answers to question 1 here!

Q2: What are the barriers youth face as they transition to adulthood?

See all the great answers to question 2 here!

Q3: What is the importance of employment and continued education for youth agin out of foster care?

See all the great answers to question 3 here!

Q4: How can we support youth with housing and life-skills development as they age out of foster care?

See all the great answers to question 4 here!

Q5: How can we help youth address their health concerns as they transition to adulthood?

See all the great answers to question 5 here!

Q6: Why are caring connections so important for youth transitioning to adulthood?

See all the great answers to question 6 here!

Q7: When youth age out of foster care without the necessary supports, what is the potential impact?

See all the great answers to question 7 here!

Q8: Share a resource that can help youth transitioning to adulthood?

See all the great answers to question 8 here!

Thank you to everyone that shared such thoughtful answers during our chat! We look forward to seeing you again in June!

Learn more about becoming a foster parent at GrowHope.net!

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