If you are a current or former foster youth, you have special rights. You may also run into other law-related issues that you need help with. Read more to learn about legal rights, issues and special programs for foster youth in Ohio.
When you're in the foster care system in Ohio, and when you age out, there are special rights and programs that can help you navigate different challenges. Read the articles below to see what options are available to help.
Youth Ombudsman. The Youth Ombudsman works independently from children services and placement agencies to help you solve problems and, if you are in foster care, advocate for your rights to be protected while in foster care.
Common legal issues
Issues related to the legal system happen to everyone, but they can be especially common as you're becoming a young adult and aging out of the foster care system. Read the articles below for information on these common issues: