May 5, 2020
Episode 38: COVID-19 and Youth Aging Out of Foster Care
In this episode, Rob and Dana talk with Whitney GIlliard about how the COVID-19 crisis has impacted youth aging out of foster care. Whitney is the founder of Gilliard & Co, a nonprofit that provides mentoring and wrap-around support for young adults who have aged out of the foster care system. She talks about the various things she’s been helping kids in her program deal with and how the community has rallied together to help.
Please visit Gilliard & Co. website to learn more about their program and to support the youth they serve.
To hear Whitney’s story about her childhood growing up in the system, click here to listen to Episode 7 of the Fostering Change podcast.
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