Federal Resources

TAY Pandemic Funding Maximization Matrix Leveraging COVID-19 Aid for Transition-Aged Youth

U.S. Children’s Bureau Information Memorandum, ACYF-CB-IM-21-05 (summarizing the new law)

Summary of Provisions Prepared by the Youth Law Center

Summary of Provisions Prepared by the NACC, Juvenile Law Center and Annie E. Casey

FosterClub Webpage on Implementation of Provisions

42 USC § 675(5)(H) (federal requirements for transition plan)

How to Get Your Youth and Young Adult Clients Money and Resources During the Pandemic (and Beyond).

Massachusetts Resources

Practice Tips for Pandemic Relief Bill, by Deb and Cris Freitas, CAFL COVID-19 Legal Response Team

Mass. Gen. L. C. 119, sec. 23(f)  (requirement that DCF continue to provide care to 22 and develop a transition plan before discharge)

Massachusetts Child and Family Services State Plan 2020-2024 (see description of Chafee Plan and Education and Training Voucher (ETV) Program at pages 120-124)

110 CMR 23.00 Services for Young Adults

DCF Permanency Planning Policy (see pages   52-63  permanency policy for youth and young adults)

Consolidated Appropriations Act – PowerPoint Presentation (2/22/21)

Second Practice Advisory on the Consolidated Appropriations Act (4/2021)

One Can Help (a resource for youth and their families involved with DCF and/or Juvenile Court proceedings)

Staff  Phone Directory 2021