Leader Talks

Watch these heartfelt and inspiring presentations about the journey of finding your voice and the impact it can have on creating positive change within the child welfare system for all youth in care.

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Teen Conference

The 2015 Teen Conference WAS bigger & better than Ever! Thank You and See You Next Year!

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New Information!

What is Supplemental Social Security Income? Click "read more" to learn about understanding SSI benefits and eligibility.

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Great news from the Maine Legislature!

Gov. LePage’s Commissioner, business leaders, higher education leaders, and students endorse LD 215, “An Act To Improve Student Retention in Maine's Postsecondary Institutions.”

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College Supports!

Apply now! The DHHS Alumni Transition Grant Program (ATGP) provides financial assistance and support for postsecondary education. Click "Read More" for information and the application.

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Practical Pathways...

a resource guide for youth in foster care was written for you and other young people exiting the foster care system and the adult allies who support you.

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Exciting News!

We are thrilled that LD1683: "An Act To Improve Degree and Career Attainment for Former Foster Children" has been signed into law!

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YLAT Meeting Calendar

YLAT is committed to creating comfort, safety and opportunity for all youth in foster care! AND WE HAVE FUN DOING IT, Join us at a meeting in your area! View Calendar

Answers Handbook

The Answers Handbook serves as a guide to youth and adults, addressing many of the issues and questions that youth may have about the foster care system.

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Get Health Care Coverage FREE!

Receive MaineCare up to age 26! apply now.

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Empowering Organization ImpACT Award

The Youth & Community Engagement Program at USM’s Muskie School of Public Service was chosen as the recipient of the Maine Youth Action Network's (MYAN) Empowering Organization ImpACT Award.

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YLAT is a youth & adult partnership committed to improving the outcomes for youth who are or have been in foster care.

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