How Australia’s Foster Care System Is Forcing Teenagers Into Homelessness
13 April 2018
Today marks the beginning of Victorian Youth Week – a celebration of young people across the state.
But for kids in foster care, there isn’t much to celebrate. In Victoria, we cut them off when they turn 18. Within a year, many will become homeless or unemployed.
Home Stetch’s Nevena Spirovska on why it’s more important than ever to extend the age of foster care from 18 to 21.
Read the article featured in Junkee here.