Becoming Adults: One-Year Impact Findings from the Youth Villages Transitional Living Evaluation
New York: MDRC, May 2015
156 Pages Posted: 24 May 2015
Date Written: May 12, 2015
This study evaluated a program, called YVLifeSet, that offers individualized services to young people who are making the transition from foster care or juvenile justice custody to independent adulthood. After one year, the program increased earnings, reduced homelessness and material hardship, and improved outcomes related to health and safety.
Keywords: foster care, juvenile justice, random assignment
JEL Classification: D60, I31, J13
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