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May is National Foster Care Month!

May is National Foster Care Month!  Please share our message with your community.  We give youth a voice, ages 10-21, who are navigating a challenging legal system, many of whom have experienced extensive trauma. All kids deserve to be… Read More

Preventing Homelessness for Foster Care Youth. Thank you, Pohlad!

Pohlad Family Foundation Homeless Prevention Program This research and resource production was funded by the Pohlad Family Foundation Homeless Prevention Program. Our gratitude to the Pohlad Family Foundation for their generous funding, innovation and willingness to be the nexus… Read More

Legal Advocacy for Youth During COVID-19

CLC’s focus is to continue our services while being safe regarding COVID-19. CLC legal team and volunteer attorneys continue to regularly connect with clients via facetime and phone calls, and submit motions as needed. We know that youth… Read More

Tickets for Kids

Tickets For Kids Children’s Law Center of Minnesota is excited to share that we are a Tickets For Kids partner.  Tickets for Kids provides free access for low-income and at-risk kids to attend the arts, cultural, educational, and… Read More

Homeless Youth Handbook – Minnesota

Baker & McKenzie, Ecolab and Southern Minnesota Regional Legal Services with additional support from Children’s Law Center of Minnesota launched the Homeless Youth Handbook – Minnesota, a free resource to help homeless youth in the area understand their legal… Read More

Scholarship Opportunities and Financial Funding for Foster Youth

Learn more about Education Training Vouchers, national and local scholarships, and grants and funding available for recreational activities such as: sports, music lessons, educational classes and more.

REPRESENTING YOUTH IN FOSTER CARE TRAINING MATERIALS

11.5.2012 (Last Updated)

The following links and attachments contain materials for Children’s Law Center’s Representing Youth In Foster Care (RYFC) Training.

Know Your Legal Rights and Options

2.22.2011
CLC has also developed helpful information for people of all ages to understand their rights and legal options in different situations.

2011 FosterClub All-Star Applications Are Due By February 15th!

1.11.2011- Applications are due February 15th for FosterClub’s 2011 All-Stars! A team of young people age 18- 24 will be selected to serve a summer internship with FosterClub and assist in planning and facilitating Independent living Teen Conferences and other foster care and child welfare events held throughout the country. Youth will be selected to represent a diversity in foster care experiences, education, current paths (college, employment, job corps, etc.), race & ethnicity and geographical location. If you know a youth in foster care who might be interested in this fantastic opportunity, please pass this on! Applications are due by February 15th, 2011.

Legal Services & Other Resources for ADULTS

CLC does NOT provide legal services for parents, foster parents or guardians, or provide legal services pertaining to divorce and divorce custody matters. Here are some other local agencies and legal aid organizations who may be able to help.