Resource Family Approval Guide Toolkit

The Alliance for Children’s Rights, the Step Up Coalition, and a wide range of state and local partners is pleased to share our Resource Family Approval Toolkit. We have designed this toolkit to help walk caregivers through the newly implemented Resource Family Approval process.

Foster Youth Education Toolkit

A step-by-step guide to improving education outcomes for children in foster care is now available for California schools, focused on the most critical areas of need for foster youth.

Get That Job Toolkit

The Get That Job and Keep It Toolkit is meant to assist youth and their job coaches in the journey toward finding and maintaining a job.


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Briefs & Articles

Child Welfare Financing Reform: The Importance of Maintaining the Entitlement to Foster Care Funding

Clearing House Review: Journal of Poverty Law and Policy, March-April 2011 by Angie Schwartz and Amy Lemley

The Use of Supplemental Security Income to Maximize Assets and Income for Foster Youths with Disabilities

Clearing House Review: Journal of Poverty Law and Policy, March-April 2008 by Angie Schwartz and Diana Glick

Bearing injustice: foster care, pregnancy prevention and the law

Berkeley Journal of Gender, Law & Justice, April 29 2013 by Taylor Dudley, Staff Attorney, Alliance for Children’s Rights