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Text: NJCOVID to 898-211
Visit covid19.nj.gov or nj.gov/health for additional information

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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Frequently Asked Questions

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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Keeping Your Case Open Until 21 in New Jersey: The Experiences of Young People Like You

Did you know you have the option to keep your DCP&P case open until 21? The choice is yours—watch the video below to learn about the benefits!

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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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