In South Carolina, child welfare funds are blended with housing authority program funds to cover transitional housing costs and provide services, which include educational services, employment assistance and therapeutic counseling. Transition planning is in place at least six months prior to the youth's eighteenth birthday. Read more.
The Fostering Connections Resource Center gratefully acknowledges the National Association of Public Child Welfare Administrators for providing these summaries of state approaches. Please visit NAPCWA for the complete implementation summary.