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 here to search the database or submit a resource to the database.

AOI Awards

AOI runs an annual national awards program that recognizes organizations doing great things to help youth age out of foster care successfully. Click here to find out about past winners and how to participate in the next awards program. (NOTE: This program has been on hold because of COVID-19, but it will be re-launching in 2021. Look for more details soon!)

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.

AOI Toolbox

AOI will be creating an online “toolbox” in which organizations can share documents with each other. Annual access will be available for a fee or by submitting a document to share. Look for this in 2021!

AOI Learning

AOI is starting to build online, on demand courses for child welfare practitioners. We’re not quite ready to give everyone access yet, but look for our first course to be available in 2021!