Transitioning from Care – A Guide for Caregivers

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This booklet was created by Jeff Solberg as part of a collaborative project by: Align Association of Community Services, formerly Alberta Association of Services for Children and Families  & Alberta Foster Parent Association.

This booklet will provide the tools, resources, and information needed for caregivers to help youth access the programs, make the connections, and understand what resources are available. Starting on time and using the tools and information in this guide will help you:

  • Increase your youth’s chances for success
  • Take some of the fear out of turning 18
  • Understand the youth`s rights and options according to Child & Family Services Policy
  • Identify what resources are available and how to access them
  • Understand important time frames so opportunities are not missed
  •  Use the tools provided to better prepare youth for adulthood
  • Understand the road ahead, so as to better prepare for it