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NYTD stands for "National Youth in Transition Database." It's a national survey to see how young people are doing as they transition out of the foster care system. Young people are contacted to complete the survey right after their 17th, 19th and 21st birthdays.
If you work with youth in foster care, we need your help to make NYTD work! We need a significant number of youth to complete the survey so we can determine which services are beneficial and what makes the difference between youth who are successful and those who struggle with their transition to adulthood.
The Federal Chafee Foster Care Independent Program legislation includes language requiring each state to track and report services and outcomes for foster teens and young adults. By participating in the NYTD survey we are learning:
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