HUD sponsored

FYI Initiative Webinar Series: Introduction to Child Welfare


August 17, 2021 | 3:00 PM - 4:00 PM EDT



This webinar provided an overview of the purpose of child welfare and discussed funding relevant to the Foster Youth to Independence (FYI) initiative.

This webinar is part of a series that provides guidance on starting and administering an FYI voucher program. From understanding the population served, to developing partnerships, engaging youth, using data, and voucher administration, this series promotes necessary information and best practices for the FYI initiative. View all webinars in the FYI Initiative Webinar Series.

Training Objectives

Participants were able to:

  • Understand child welfare policies and funding relevant to FYI
  • Understand the unique needs of the FYI target population

Who Should Attend?

This webinar was intended for all public housing agencies (PHAs) who are administering or considering administering FYI vouchers, public child welfare agencies (PCWAs), and support services agencies working in collaboration with PHAs.

Training Point of Contact

Jie Dong | jdong@bctpartners.com


Tags: Housing Choice Voucher Program

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