Aging Out of Foster Care System: Problems and Programs of Young Adults

(Author: Clarrisse Abbott) Abstract This study examined the struggles that young adults will have after leaving the foster care system. My research was to find what the initial problems were and find out why they had these struggles as they made their transition. I discovered that after they had transitioned, they struggled with being homeless, financial problems and dropping out of school. My prediction was that they were not getting any help from programs after they left the system. So I looked into programs that were out there that could…

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