With only one in five youth in foster care attending college, the Fostering Youth Success Alliance, of which the Schuyler Center is a member, is working to make college a realistic goal for youth in foster care. Read more about the initiative in a piece by the Albany Times Union, with quotes from Schuyler Center’s…
Medicaid to 26 offers health insurance to the more than 20,000 youth who age-out of foster care each year across the country. Read Kate Breslin’s message on the work Schuyler is doing to connect youth to this benefit.
Our comments on December 1 focused on the need for more data, a higher state match to support county services, and the need to create a program that can offer community targeted preventive services. The full testimony can be found under Resources here.
Family Assessment Response (FAR), an alternative to an investigative response to low- and moderate-risk reports to the Statewide Central Register for child abuse and neglect, is now in 24 counties throughout New York State. See our new fact sheet.