Foster Arizona Community Blog

Educating & Empowering Arizona's Families
17
Apr

Question: Can a youth get in contact with their birth parents post foster care?

Yes. Youth may have had parental rights severed through the courts while in foster care, but once they reach legal age, they are able to make the decision for themselves of what contact they want to have with their birth parents and birth family. At 18, they are legally an adult and no longer a ward of the state (unless they voluntarily decide to stay in foster care), giving them the ability to make their own decisions about the connections they keep in their lives.

 

Thank you for your great question! If you have questions, send them to #youaskedfa or Kim@fosteraz.com

Leave a Reply

You are donating to : Foster Arizona

How much would you like to donate?
$10 $20 $30
Would you like to make regular donations? I would like to make donation(s)
How many times would you like this to recur? (including this payment) *
Name *
Last Name *
Email *
Phone
Address
Additional Note
Loading...
X