WIOA: New Law Helps Youth & Young Adults Get Jobs – What Families Need to Know
This fact sheet reviews key eligibility and services provided under the Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act (WIOA). It focuses on the supports for youth and young adults with psychiatric disabilities.
Kids’ Quest website on disability conditions
From the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, the Kids’ Quests interactive webpages are designed for children and youth and focus on specific disability conditions and mobility challenges.
Books for Children and Youth about Adoption and Foster Care
The CreatingAFamily.org website compiles a list of fiction and nonfiction books about foster care and adoption. Books are described and suggested age ranges are listed. Books for adults are also suggested.
Suggested books for children, youth and adults on foster care
Suggested books for children, youth and adults on adoption
How to Keep A Job: A Young Adult’s Guide
How to Keep A Job: A Young Adult’s Guide, from the Transitions RTC
My Next Move
My Next Move, what do you want to do for a living? A career search site.
Think College: College options for people with Intellectual Disabilities
A Life 4 Me
A Life 4 Me: for middle schoolers with disabilities and their parents
By Youth, For Youth: Employment guide
By Youth, For Youth: Employment guide from the National Collaborative on Workforce and Disability
Dude, Where’s My Transition Plan?
November 20, 2014
Dude, Where’s My Transition Plan? Guide from Formed Families Forward and PEATC
Foster Care to Success
Foster Care to Success: America’s College Fund for Foster Youth.
All Foster Care to Success scholarships share one application; we will determine the program(s) for which you are eligible based on the information you provide.