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 Publicationsort icon
Transitions out-of-care: Youth with FASD in Manitoba

Gough, Pamela
Fuchs, Don

2008 Information sheet
Programs for youths transitioning from foster care to independence

Knoke, Della

2008 Information sheet
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
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
Voices of former foster youth: Supportive relationships in the transition to adulthood

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

2013 Journal article
Building a Future Together: Issues and Outcomes for Transition-Aged Youth

Reid, Carrie
Dudding, Peter

2006 Report
Supporting young people's transition from government care research project

Rutman, Deborah
Barlow, April
Hubberstey, Carol
Alusik, Daniela
Brown, Erinn

2001 Report
Portrait des interventions visant l’insertion socioprofessionnelle et la préparation à la vie autonome dans les centres jeunesse du Québec

Goyette, Martin

2003 Report
Youth Leaving Care: An OACAS Survey of CAS Youth and Staff

Ontario Association of Children’s Aid Society

2006 Report
Strengthening our Youth: A Report on Youth Leaving Manitoba’s Child Welfare System

McEwan-Morris, Alice

2006 Report