Foster kids who aren’t ever adopted age out of their support system in a blink when they turn eighteen. They are thrust out on their own without much (if any) further social, financial or emotional support.
Now the State of Florida is considering providing more support for children transitioning from the foster care social support system to total legal independence. With more assistance, these children could get off to a better start in their adult lives. Safe housing, more and better education, more promising career opportunities and so on.
Read more at Former foster kids may get options.