Foster care extension prepares TN young adults who ‘age out’ of system

Media January 18, 2023

“Through Youth Villages, LifeSet program, and extended foster care provided by the state, Langley has been able to receive extra support even after she turned 18.

‘A lot of the resources that they have are just not as readily available once they become an adult. So [in] our program, we have kids that don’t even know what a checking account is. So we’re able to assist them with that … or haven’t even thought about applying to do a FAFSA or what their next step was,’ LifeSet Program Regional Supervisor Ashley Poston said.”

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