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Independent Living/Youth

Policy & Guidance Related to Independent Living


Florida Statutes related to Independent Living Services Array:

F.S. 39.625 Continuing Care for Young Adults also know as Extended Foster Care

F.S. 409.145 Road-to-Independence Program (Postsecondary Education Services and Supports and Aftercare services)

Florida Administrative Codes related to Independent Living Services Array:

FAC 65C-41 Extended Foster Care

FAC 65C-42 Road to Independence

Memos related to Independent Living Services Array:

Chafee Consolidated Appropriation Act Division X-Supporting Foster Youth and Families Through the Pandemic Act (8/16/21)

Tuition and Fee Exemption for Former Foster Youth and Positive Pathways Program (Positive Pathways) (1/10/20)

Federal National Youth and Transition Database Survey Implementation Memo (8/15/19)

CFOP 170-17, Chapter 1, Life Skills and Independent Living Needs Assessments - Effective July 29, 2019 (7/26/19)

Chapter 65C-41, F.A.C., Extended Foster Care - adopted and obsoletes CFOP 170-17, Ch 7, Extended Federally Funded FC (2/22/19)

Get Ready for FSFN Enhancements - Title IV-E Extended Foster Care and Extension of the Maintenance Adoption Subsidy (12/28/2018)

CFOP 170-17, Services for Transitioning Youth and Young Adults, Chapter 3 Extended Foster Care and Chapter 7, Extended Federally Funded Foster Care (12/11/18)

FSFN Implementation: Extended Foster Care(12/10/18)

New CFOP 170-17, Services for Transitioning Youth and Young Adults: Effective 8/15/18 (8/3/18)

Additional Independent Living Memos

Independent Living Services Guides/Job Aids:

Programs and Opportunities for Florida's Transitioning Young Adults

Extended Foster Care: Sharing Best Practices (2019 Spring ILS Training Presentation)

Extended Foster Care (EFC) Program Termination and Redetermination Reason FSFN Guidance

IL/EFC/EMAS Frequently Asked Questions

Life Skills and Independent Living Needs Assessment (2019 Spring ILS Training Presentation)

Medicaid for Youth and Young Adults (OCW, 2020)

PESS and Aftercare Services: Sharing Best Practices (2019 Spring ILS Training Presentation)

Special Requirements for Transitioning Youth and Young Adults (2019 Spring ILS Training Presentation)

Transition Planning for Youth with Special Needs - APD and Beyond (2019 Spring ILS Training Presentation)

Transition Services for Youth Job Aid