Raising and Working with Children and Youth in Foster Care or Living with Kin: Your Guide to Resources in Virginia

Description:

This web app provides online resources to help famililies raising children and youth in foster care and kinship care, where children and youth are brought up by non-birth parent relatives.

The following topics are covered:

  • Trying to Enroll a Child in School?
  • Concerned about Learning or School?
  • Concerned about Mental Health or Behaviors?
  • Need Public Benefits?
  • Concerned about Transitions Through School and After?
  • Concerned about Disabilities and Special Health Care Needs?
  • Involved in the Court System?

When you click on a topic, you will find linked resources and a list of questions for families to ask.

Attachment(s):
FostercareHandout.pdf
Tag(s): ADD/ADHD After High School Autism Spectrum Disorder Behavior Challenging Behavior Collaboration Deaf-Blind Developmental Delay Elementary Emotional Disabilities Employment Hearing Impairment High School Independent Living Intellectual Disabilities Learning Disability Mental Health Middle School Mild/Moderate Disabilities Multiple Disabilities Orthopedic Impairment Other Health Impairment Parent/Family Postsecondary Education Preschool Professional Resources Self-Determination Speech/Language Impairment Transition Traumatic Brain Injury Vision Impairment