Assembly Bill 12 was signed into law on September 30, 2010 and took effect on January 1, 2012. AB 12, and the subsequent AB 212, implement provisions of the Federal Fostering Connections to Success and Increasing Adoptions Act of 2008 (PL 110-351) to improve outcomes for youth in foster care. A provision of the Federal Fostering Connections to Success law permits states to extend title IV-E assistance to eligible child welfare or probation youth that remain in foster care up to age 21.
AB 12 affects many areas in child welfare such as, Kinship Guardianship Assistance Payment (Kin-GAP), Aid to Families with Dependent Children – Foster Care (AFDC-FC), the Transitional Housing Programs, and Adoption Assistance Payments (AAP). More information on AB 12 is provided in the county letters detailed below.
All County Letters (ACL)
All County Information Notice (ACIN)
Fiscal Letters (CFL)
Care Licensing Information Release
Transition Age Youth Policy Unit
744 P Street, MS 8-13-78
Sacramento, CA 95814
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Transition Age Youth Policy Unit744 P Street, MS 8-13-78 Sacramento, CA 95814 (916) 651-7465TAYPolicy@dss.ca.gov