Youth Aging Out Of Foster Care

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“Housing and Social Support for Youth Aging Out of Foster Care: State of the Research Literature and Directions for Future Inquiry.” By Susanna R. Curry and Laura S. Abrams. In this article, the authors focus on the stability and placements of youth aging out of foster care. Curry and Abrams tell us the challenges foster care youth face, such as accessing and maintaining affordable and safe housing. They compare their adulthood with a normal teenager transition to adulthood with more support available, the foster youth face many challenges that make it hard to have a positive outcome. Any youth without support can’t make this transition safely. In another article called “Placement Instability and Risky Behaviors of Youth Aging Out of Foster

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