The Foster Youth Advocacy Center (FYAC) is a multidisciplinary legal clinic staffed by Capital University Law School faculty, National Center for Adoption Law & Policy staff attorneys, and law and social work students. The FYAC team responds to the needs of emancipating foster youth with information, legal counseling, and representation in areas such as self-advocacy, access to medical coverage, housing disputes, understanding educational rights and processes, money and credit management skills, identity theft, and criminal records management. The clients FYAC serves are an especially vulnerable population – many are homeless, have aged out of foster care, and/or are victims of crime. FYAC helps these vulnerable youth succeed in a number of ways, including:
In addition to client-based, services, FYAC offers collaborative, multidisciplinary trainings for judges, attorneys, caseworkers, and agency personnel that promote collaborative decision-making aimed at helping foster youth successfully transition from care. For more information about the Foster Youth Advocacy Center, call 614-236-6730, or visit the Foster Youth Advocacy Center website.
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