January 13, 2014
Out of the 6,712 youths discharged from foster care in New York City in 2011, 13.2% were between 18 and 21 years old and had aged out of care. When these youth age out of care, they are on their own. They do not have a safety net of a family or aftercare services to fall back on when they need help. And this is a population that needs such support.
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