Jun. 23, 2017 7:19 am
There are nearly 6,000 foster children in the city. Turning Points for Children's Kevin Lockett asks, What makes a good foster parent?
May 17, 2017 10:35 am
Odds Against Odds, which kicks off May 22, is prepped to be a nontraditional discussion with nontraditional leaders reaching out to local youth.
May 8, 2017 10:00 am
“I thought of all the times this could have been an invaluable tool for those days when I needed support or something to eat,” said one former homeless youth who helped create Youth Matters Philly.
Mar. 16, 2017 8:35 am
Efforts will be spread across three challenges for youth "aging out" of the child welfare system.
Mar. 7, 2017 3:06 pm
The first grant to be awarded by the Cosmopolitan Club of Philadelphia will go to a group dedicated to foster care and refugees.
Mar. 7, 2017 7:35 am
Youth Matters Philly will launch in April.
Feb. 1, 2017 12:20 pm
The youth media program dedicated its most recent episode to problems within the foster care system, and local government is paying attention.
Nov. 17, 2016 12:34 pm
Reps from Turning Points for Children, Barristers' Association of Philadelphia and more debated the future of the local foster care system at a recent panel.
Nov. 9, 2016 7:40 am
Get excited for Young Involved Philadelphia's seventh annual event series with our picks for each of its nine days.
Nov. 7, 2016 9:10 am
"It's not acceptable that youth we took responsibility for raising end up being homeless in adulthood or incarcerated so soon after they leave care," said Stoneleigh fellow Dominique Mikell.