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Young adults who exit foster care at age 18 continue to be eligible for Medicaid until they reach the age of 21 without regard to any other income, assets or categorical requirements, if they are eligible for independent living services for Young Adults Formerly in Foster Care. You will be provided your Medicaid card at 17 1/2 and your coverage is automatically be extended. You do not need to do anything.

If you have any questions, or need additional information about any of your ILS options, please contact the Independent Living Services program at 386-304-7605 for CHS or 386-238-4846 for Community Partnership for Children.