The FCWG is a network of funders that work together to support the well being and economic success of youth transitioning from foster care.
We seek to ensure that all youth have lifelong family, personal, and community connections and the opportunities and tools to succeed throughout adulthood.
FCWG Releases New Investment Agenda on Social, Emotional and Physical Well-Being
Well-being remains a critical gap in the field of child welfare and is an issue of particular importance for older youth currently in and transitioning from foster care. The FCWG's latest publication, Connected by 25: A Plan for Investing in the Social, Emotional and Physical Well-Being of Older Youth in Foster Care, seeks to leverage and advance new and emerging interest within and outside the federal government and research and advocacy communities to better understand and support social, emotional, and physical well-being for older youth in foster care.
Why invest in older youth in foster care?
The number of youth aging out of foster care has continued to increase, even as the total number of children in foster care had declined. Research clearly shows that young people who age out of foster care face enormous challenges.Learn More
FCWG Fall Meeting
Join us in Maryland for our Fall meeting on October 23, 2013.