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North Dakota Youth Rise To The Occasion

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Becoming an adult and living on your own can be an exciting but scary milestone. Have you ever wondered what life will be like when you turn 18 years old and become an legal adult? 

  • Who will you become?
  • Where will you live?
  • Will you go to college?
  • How will you pay your bills? 
  • Do you know how to cook dinner without burning it?  

This website was designed by a large group of youth from North Dakota's Youth Leadership Independent Living Board. These young people researched and collectively gathered the information that is here for you to view! This site is dedicated to all the youth of North Dakota and was created especially for youth who are involved in foster care, juvenile justice and mental health systems.  

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Here's what the ND Youth Website has to offer:

  • Regional Map of North Dakota
  • Tips for "What To Know When You Turn 18"
  • Contact Information for Services
  • Future Website Features: Message boards, Facebook link, and more.

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Thank you ND Youth and Chafee Independent Living Coordinators who assisted with website content. A BIG thank-you to Annie E. Casey Foundation for your generous grant which funded the building of our ND Youth website, we appreciate you!