There are other resources available for youth to help with successful transitions to independence. Below are some statewide resources and services that will help you on your journey. You can always reach out to the independent living specialist in your area for additional information on resources available in your community.
Online assessment tool that helps you build a checklist of skills and strengths and identify steps that will bring you closer to achieving your goals.
National network for young people in foster care. FosterClub helps open the way for young people to transform their lives and provides a forum to raise their voice. Members engage with peers and regain control over their situation through support, skill building and healing opportunities.
Free tool designed to encourage life long, kin-life connection between a young person and a supportive adult.
Poster listing the 21 things everyone should have when exiting foster care.
Provides information on why planning for your transition to adulthood is so important and some ideas for what you may want to consider as part of this process.
Before you apply for Medicaid between the ages of 21 - 26, first get a foster-care verification from your caseworker, independent living coordinator, or the statewide coordinator.
Contact the Idaho CareLine by dialing 2-1-1 anywhere in Idaho, let them know what area you live in and what services you need. They have a database at their fingertips to help connect you to services.