An Employment Training and Job Placement Program for Foster Youth Making the Transition to Adulthood in Cook County, Illinois

From Chapin Hall at the University of Chicago, this report describes the results of a study using data to better understand the need for employment-related services and supports among youth in foster care and how a community-based employment training and job placement program in Chicago is serving this population. Authors describe the characteristics and placement of the foster youth in the program, and their participation in employment training activities as well as subsidized jobs.

Record Type: 
Report
Publication Date: 
June, 2010
Date: 
June 2010
Source: 
Partner Resources
National/International: 
National
Topics/Subtopics: 
  • Employment
    • Job Readiness
  • Education and Training
  • Special Populations
    • Youth in Transition
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