Aging Out


AOI promotes resources and strategies that help individuals and organizations support youth aging out of foster care.

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AOI Database

AOI has an extensive database of organizations, programs, research, online tools, and other resources throughout the country that are focused on helping youth age out of foster care successfully. Click the image above to search the database or submit a resource to the database.

AOI Awards

AOI runs an annual national awards program that recognizes organizations throughout the United States that are doing great things to help youth age out of foster care successfully. Click the image above to find out about this year’s awards program.

AOI Podcast

AOI has created a podcast series titled “Preparing Foster Youth for Adulting.” This podcast is designed to highlight experiences, tools, and strategies throughout the United States (and beyond) that are helping youth get ready for adulthood. Click the image above to listen to this year’s podcasts.

AOI Community

In 2022, AOI launched its online community where organizations can network and share resources and best practices with each other. Click the image above to find out more about the purpose of the community, who the member organizations are, and how to register.

AOI Learning

AOI has begun to build online, on demand courses for child welfare practitioners. Our first course is titled “Developing Resiliency in Foster Youth.” Click the image above to learn more about this course and how to register.