IOWA AFTERCARE SERVICES NETWORK
You're about to age out of foster care ... so now what? Entering adulthood means making lots of decisions, and it can be a tough time. The Iowa Aftercare Services Network (IASN) is available to help young adults who have experienced foster care move toward stability and self-sufficiency in five key areas: education, employment, housing, health and relationships.
NOVEMBER 16-23, 2013
National Hunger & Homeless Awareness Week
MAYBE IT'S TIME TO QUIT!
Tobacco use is high among the population of young people served by Aftercare and substantially higher than their same-age peers.
In SFY13, the 30-day prevalence of tobacco use for youth that exited Aftercare was 45%. We encourage those battling nicotine addiction to check out these resources:
Great American Smokeout
ENJOY THIS HOLIDAY SEASON
If you or someone you know needs a place to spend the holidays, check out your local community calendars, churches, and schools for information. Even if you do not need a meal, maybe you will discover ways to help others.
The Permanency-pact: FosterClub's new free tool designed to encourage life-long, kin-like connections between a young person and a supportive adult.