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Aftercare Services

The Aftercare program is a temporary program intended to provide you with a safety net. Services are designed to help you transition either to independence or to help you become eligible for Extended Foster Care or PESS.

Services can include:

  • Mentoring or tutoring
  • Mental Health Services
  • Substance abuse counseling
  • Life skills classes
  • Parenting classes
  • Job and Career skills training
  • Counselor consultations
  • Temporary financial assistance
  • Financial literacy skills training
  • Emergency financial assistance (If you are in PESS only)

Eligibility Requirements:

  • Turned 18 while in the legal custody of the Department
  • Resident of the State of Florida
  • Applied for services before your 23rd birthday:
  • Completed an Application for Aftercare Services
  • Completed an Aftercare Services Plan which is reassessed every 90 days

Eligibility Ends:

  • You have turned 23 years of age
  • You are not meeting the requirements in your Aftercare Services Plan

For More Information

For questions regarding eligibility visit: