Support growing to extend foster care until age 21

A proposal to extend foster care until the age of 21 is gaining traction in Ohio.

Kids currently age out of the system at 18, but social workers, and children’s advocacy groups say that can be a difficult transition.

Many adolescents aging out of the foster care system find themselves homeless, in trouble with the law and jobless.

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