From Foster Care to Homelessness – We Must Do More

Remember when you were 18 years old? You were living at home with your family, thinking about that first full-time job and planning to save money to go to college. You weren’t sure what the future would hold, but hey, you were almost 19, and there was lots to look forward to … life was good.

On your 19th birthday, you go out with some friends. You come home to find your house dark, and the doors locked. All your belongings are piled up at the front door. On the door is a note from your parents. It reads: “Happy 19th birthday. You’re on your own now.”  Read more: