Transitions to Adulthood

Upon reaching the age of majority, youth in care may enter into voluntary agreements to receive extended services, including support and maintenance to assist them as they transition to adulthood and independent living.

Title Authors Year Type of Publication
The Educational Outcomes of Children in Care in Manitoba

Brownell, Marni
Chartier, Mariette
Au, Wendy
MacWilliam,Leonard
Schultz, Jennifer
Guenette, Wendy
Valdivia, Jeff

2015 Report
Brief Report on Education: Based on the Link Program Evaluation Study
Hubberstey, Carol
Rutman, Deborah
Hume, Sharon
2014 Report
Brief Report on Income and Employment: Based on the Link Program Evaluation Study
Hubberstey, Carol
Rutman, Deborah
Hume, Sharon
2014 Report
Brief Report on Supports Accessed by Youth from Care: Based on the Link Program Evaluation Study
Hubberstey, Carol
Rutman, Deborah
Hume, Sharon
2014 Report
Where Do We Go from Here? Youth Aging Out of Care Special Report

Office of the Child and Youth Advocate (Alberta)

2013 Report
Voices of former foster youth: Supportive relationships in the transition to adulthood

Singer, Erin R.
Berzin, Stephanie C.
Hokanson, Kim

2013 Journal article
My Real Life Book: Report from the Youth Leaving Care Hearings

Office of the Provincial Advocate for Children and Youth

2012 Report
The relationship between post-traumatic stress symptoms and substance use among adolescents involved with child welfare: Implications for emerging adulthood

Goldstein, Abby L.
Wekerle, Christine
Tonmyr, Lil
Thornton, Tiffany
Waechter, Randall
Pereira, Jessica
Chung, Ronald
MAP Research Team

2011 Journal article
Bound by the Clock: The Voices of Manitoba Youth with FASD Leaving Care

Fuchs, Don
Burnside, Linda
Reinink, Amy
Marchenski. Shelagh

2010 Report
The case for enhanced educational supports for children in public care: An integrative literature review of the educational pathway of children in care

Snow, Kim

2009 Journal article