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Life Success Follow-Up Survey

On a cyclical basis a random sample of young people who spent at least 18 months in out-of-home care should be surveyed to assess their educational and vocational outcomes, employment, housing, connection with family and friends.

Data Source

Timeframe for reporting

Examples from other jurisdictions

Follow up survey

Every three years

Follow up with former foster youth at age 26 on outcomes such as homelessness; perceived social support; current school enrolment and postsecondary drop out; progress paying back student loans; employment, income and benefits; physical and mental health; pregnancy and parenthood; criminal justice system involvement; life satisfaction (Courtney et al., 2011)