Information on Foster Care at Youth, Rights & Justice

Your Rights in Foster Care (Revised 2016)

This guide is intended to answer some of the questions foster youth might have about legal rights, foster care, and about going to court. This booklet is intended to provide general information and may answer questions. It is not legal advice.

A Teen’s Survival Guide to Leaving Foster Care in Oregon (Revised 2016)

This guide contains important information for teens who are about to leave foster care. Topics include: Your Rights; Staying Healthy; What does it mean to be 18?; Crimes & Punishment; Moving Out; Making a Difference; Getting an Education; Getting Around; Going to Work; Public Assistance; and Money Matters. This guide is copyright free. This booklet is intended to provide general information and may answer questions. It is not legal advice.


Find more information about foster care, including the Foster Care Bill of Rights, at the Department of Human Services Website.