How Child Welfare Leaders Can Help Older Youth During COVID-19 Pandemic

Helping youth who are aging out of foster care during COVID-19

As the nation grapples with the public health crisis of COVID-19, child welfare systems must prioritize the urgent and unique needs of older youth in foster care and those who have left (or aged out of) foster care without permanent family connections. These young people, who are especially vulnerable, rely on foster care systems for their safety, health and well-being.

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GENERATIONS UNITED

https://www.gu.org/app/uploads/2020/06/COVID-19-Fact-Sheet-June-Update-1.pdf


GENERATIONS UNITED

https://www.gu.org/app/uploads/2020/03/COVID-19-Fact-Sheet-for-Spanish-translation-FINAL.pdf


PBS KIDS for Parents – Learn at home with PBS KIDS

https://www.pbs.org/parents


Family Learning Center

https://education.microsoft.com/


CENTERS FOR DESEASE CONTROL AND PREVENTION

https://www.cdc.gov/coronavirus/2019-nCoV/index.html


NATION JUVENILE JUSTICE NETWORK

https://www.njjn.org/article/resources-compiled-regarding-covid-19-and-vulnerable-populations


Child Welfare Courts During a Public Health Crisis:

https://cdn.ymaws.com/www.naccchildlaw.org/resource/resmgr/news_items/joint_policy_statement_final.pdf


CENTER ON BUDGET AND POLICY PRIORITIES

https://www.cbpp.org/blog/covid-19-surveys-show-rapidly-rising-food-needs


CENTER ON BUDGET AND POLICY PRIORITIES

https://www.cbpp.org/blog/people-already-facing-opportunity-barriers-hit-hardest-by-massive-april-job-losses


SAMHSA

https://www.samhsa.gov/sites/default/files/covid19-behavioral-health-disparities-black-latino-communities.pdf


ROBERT WOODS JOHNSON FOUNDATION

https://www.rwjf.org/en/library/research/2020/05/health-equity-principles-for-state-and-local-leaders-in-responding-to-reopening-and-recovering-from-covid-19.html?rid=0034400001tuDnOAAU&et_cid=2094333


THE IMPRINT

https://chronicleofsocialchange.org/opinion/after-pandemic-we-must-prevent-net-widening-black-families/43148?utm_source=News+Clip+Subscribers&utm_campaign=bb987e6a6e-EMAIL_CAMPAIGN_2020_05_11_06_12&utm_medium=email&utm_term=0_9e19710dfa-bb987e6a6e-150809085


Ohio Grandparent/Kinship Coalition

http://ohiograndparentkinship.org/


Ohio Family Care Association

http://ofcaonline.org/


Ohio State Legal Services Association

http://www.oslsa.org


El Centro Lorain

http://www.lorainelcentro.com/


BREAD

https://www.breadcolumbus.com/


Ohio Council of Churches

https://www.ohcouncilchs.org/


National Voices Project

https://chear.org/research/projects/national-voices-project


National Reach Coalition

https://reachcoalition.org/


United Way of Central Ohio

http://liveunitedcentralohio.org


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