If you were eligible at the age of 18 for AB12 and decline,
you can still choose to opt-in at anytime up until the age 21.
1. Youth must be informed of their right to re-enter at their termination hearing. 2. Eligible youth can re-enter foster care an unlimited amount of times until they turn 21 3. The re-entry process is intended to be as accessible and easy as possible.
The links below will take you directly to the forms required for re-entry into foster care, all available at www.cdss.ca.gov in the “forms/brochures” section. SOC 161 SIX-MONTH CERTIFICATION OF EXTENDED FOSTER CARE PARTICIPATION SOC 162 MUTUAL AGREEMENT FOR EXTENDED FOSTER CARE SOC 163 VOLUNTARY RE-ENTRY AGREEMENT FOR EXTENDED FOSTER CARE