- Receive a complete plan that addresses my needs and services, including transition activities when I am 14 or older that plans for my life as an adult, to include a career, college or help enrolling in an educational or vocational job training program. I also have the right to a copy or summary of my plan and the right to review it.
If I am age 16 or older, I also have the right to:
- Actively participate in creating my plan for services and permanent living arrangements. I have the right to ask someone to act on my behalf or to support me in my participation. At age 14, I have the right to invite two or more additional people of my choosing, that are not my foster parent or caseworker, to participate in my case planning meetings.
- One or more Circle of Support Conferences or Transition Planning Meetings.
- Attend Preparation for Adult Living (PAL) classes and other state and regional activities as required or appropriate to my plan for services.
- Be told about services, programs and benefits available to me when I leave care (PAL, Education and Training Voucher program, College Tuition and Fee Waiver, STAR Health-Medicaid, Extended Foster Care, etc.).
- Get help in obtaining a place to live and information on the cost of housing when aging out of care, so that I can plan for my future independence.