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Mobile Legal Office to Help Teens

Free Legal Help The Mobile Office is a safe and confidential place to get free advice from an attorney and find out about services and support you can get. If you need help to stay in school, get to school, get healthcare, mental health care, documents like your birth certificate or an ID, or basic needs, call 860-570-5327 […]

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Get Your Driver’s License If You’re Undocumented

Driver’s License – How to Get your License if you’re Undocumented The Department of Motor Vehicles website offers information and a link to schedule your appointment. Be sure to download the materials or get the app from this website and STUDY BEFORE YOU GO!

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You are important!

The Dec 12th legislative forum brought together state and national experts to help resolve the problem of homelessness for youth in Connecticut. To read more about the forum here are a few links for you to visit. We’ve also included a link to a video of the forum. State’s Homeless Youth Tell of Struggles – […]

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Here is Your Chance to Speak Up!

If you want to tell legislators what you think about how DCF prepares youth to live on their own, there will be a public hearing at 2:00 on Thursday October 3, 2013 at the Legislative Office Building in Hartford.  A public hearing may sound scary, but really it’s not so bad.  Click here for some […]

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How to Get Food Benefits

Many of you tell us about problems trying to get food benefits (also called SNAP).  Well, the feds made things a lot clearer for those of you who are on your own and trying to get help with food from the State: Photo ID: you can use a license, a work or school ID, your […]

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Is Job Corps Right For Me?

Job Corps Now Enrolling! They are seeking new applicants ages 16 to 24 for their national career training and education program at 125 campuses across the country. Residential and nonresidential spots are available. If you are low-income and looking for an opportunity to gain education, career training and employment skills, this may be a great […]

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Miranda was in DCF…

until the court said she could move home to her mother’s house. After she went back home, her mother was arrested and went to jail. Miranda was left to live with her older sister who always fought…

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Alex’s mother lost her apartment…

and had to move in with her boyfriend. Alex moved in with his father and stepmother. There were a lot of problems in his father’s home and he became depressed. He stopped going to school. Soon, his father kicked him out of the house…

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