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New Jersey Youth Resource Spot

Check out the latest on resources, opportunities, news and events for young people in New Jersey.    View All

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Videos

Spotlight on Permanency

Check out this video to find out what permanency is, and why it is so important for young poeple to find permanent connections.

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The New Jersey Foster Care (NJFC) Scholarship Program: Your Education Your Future

The New Jersey Foster Care Scholars Program provides tuition assistance for young people attending college and other education programs—check out this video to find out more and see if you’re eligible!

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Spotlight on NYTD

The National Youth in Transition Database (NYTD) is the way that states are collecting information to see if Independent Living (IL) services are helping young people successfully transition from out of home care into adulthood—watch the video below for more info!

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Get your Voice Heard

YOUTH ADVISORY NETWORK (YANS)
Your voice is important and can impact the future of young people in New Jersey. Check out the latest info on YANs and how they can help you share your voice and visions!

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WRAPAROUND

Did you know you might be eligible to receive funding for food, clothes, and other items that can help you to live independently?

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Be informed

POLICY, TOOLS, AND OTHER USEFUL INFORMATION

Do you want to learn about policies that impact young people in NJ? You’ve come to the right place - check out the Policy Corner for more information

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Improve the Foster Care System

NATIONAL YOUTH IN TRANSITION DATABASE (NYTD)

NYTD is your chance to provide information that will impact changes in the future for other youth in care!

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