2010 Tennessee Code
Title 37 - Juveniles
Chapter 2 - Placement of Juveniles
Part 6 - Post-Custody Services
37-2-604 - Preparing foster children for independent living.

37-2-604. Preparing foster children for independent living.

In preparing a foster child for independent living prior to the child reaching eighteen (18) years of age, the department shall provide information on the resource centers established pursuant to this part to all children over sixteen (16) years of age in foster care. The information shall include the address of the nearest resource center and services available from the center. Each child shall be encouraged to maintain periodic contact with resource center personnel and to provide current and accurate residence and contact information to the resource center. Ninety (90) days before a child leaves state custody the department of children's services shall notify the child of all information, services, web sites and assistance available for post-custody.

[Acts 2009, ch. 415, § 1.]  

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