The California Fostering Connections to Success Act

  • General Information

    Learn about the changes the California Fostering Connections to Success Act made to California’s child welfare system.

  • Eligibility

    Learn about eligibility for Extended Foster Care, the Extended Kinship Guardianship Assistance Program and the Extended Adoptions Assistance Program.

  • Re-Entry

    Learn about a youth’s right to re-enter Extended Foster Care and the re-entry process.

  • Placements

    Learn about eligible foster care placements for non-minor dependents.

Download the AB 12 Primer

For more information about Assembly Bill 12, download a primer by Alliance for Children’s Rights, Children’s Law Center & John Burton Advocates for Youth.

AB 12 Training Resources for Counties

AB 12 (“After 18”) training resources for social workers and probation officers are available from the California Social Work Education Center.