“Living out of a suitcase” – the realities of ageing out of foster and out-of-home care | The Drum

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  • ABC News (Australia) published this video item, entitled “”Living out of a suitcase” – the realities of ageing out of foster and out-of-home care | The Drum” – below is their description.

    A new report has found only a third of out-of-home care kids have a plan when they ‘age-out’ of the system at 18 years-old.

    And just as many are ending up homeless at some point in their first year after leaving care.

    CREATE interviewed more than 300 18-25 year-olds about their transition.

    Two shared their experiences of foster care with The Drum’s Stephanie Boltje

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