Teen conference workshops focus on helping youth to prepare for young adulthood. Youth have reported positive experiences in connecting with peers, learning information to help them achieve their goals, and gaining the understanding of resources and opportunities available to them.

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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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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

New Resource Available!

High School & Beyond: A Guide to Transition Services in Maine is a handbook which offers practical information about the transition process and services available to youth with disabilities in Maine.

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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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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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This is YLAT!

During the summer of 2017, students from the 3 Portland Public high schools took part in a summer internship program called Gateway to Opportunities (G2O), where YLAT was a host site.

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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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