Fostering Hope: Preventing Teen Pregnancy Among Youth in Foster Care

Fostering Hope

This 28-page report developed with UCAN provides quantitative research on the high rates of teen pregnancy among foster care youth, important new qualitative research presenting findings from Chicago-area focus groups in which foster care youth (some who are already teen parents) and foster parents were asked about their perspective on teen pregnancy, and results of an online survey of Chicago-area child welfare service providers.

Publication date: January 2005

Author(s): Lois Thiessen Love, Jennifer McIntosh, Michael Rosst, Kristen Tertzakian

Supporting Materials

A group of teenage girls