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Young Adults Eligible For Extended Foster Care Program

 

Last updated 5/17/2021 at 10:35am



The North Carolina Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS) is encouraging young adults (ages 18-21) eligible for the state’s extended foster care program who left the program during the COVID-19 pandemic due to their age to apply for re-entry to receive available services and support.

The Consolidated Appropriations Act, signed into law Dec. 27, 2020, continues to provide emer-gency relief to young people in or transitioning from foster care who are struggling because of the pandemic.

“The COVID-19 pandemic created challenges for us all and these challenges are especially compl...



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