If you are/have been in DCF custody, there are services and supports available to help you.
Services to help you successfully transition into adulthood could include:
- Help doing things like applying to college, finding a job, securing housing and getting health insurance.
- Services & supports until your 22nd birthday if you turn 18 while in foster care and meet the requirements.
- Social Media Tips for Youth (produced by the Children's Bureau)
- Things People Never Told Me (a guide for youth transitioning out of foster care produced by the Better Futures Project, Portland State University)
Call a helpline for information and support:
► Domestic Violence: 1-800-228-7395