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$10.6M in Stipends Will Assist Youth Transitioning From Foster Care to Adulthood

by Hannah Saunders


With National Foster Care Month here, the State Legislature recently awarded $10.6 million in stipends for young Washingtonians exiting the Extended Foster Care (EFC) program. The goal of the stipends is to assist youth with their transition to adulthood by increasing housing stability and securing access to essential resources such as food, transportation, and utilities. 

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