New York City Advocates Ask De Blasio For $50 Million for Foster Youth Life Coaches

Dozens of human services agencies and foundations, including The New York Foundling are asking Mayor Bill de Blasio for a $50 million boost to the budget for foster care next year. The funding would go toward full-time life coaches and tutors for current and former foster youth from middle school through age 26, a model that nonprofit foster care agencies say has shown promise for teens in their care.READ MORE

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