OCFS-4922. Transition Plan

OCFS-4922. Transition Plan

Form OCFS-4922 is a Transition Plan form used by the New York State Office of Children and Family Services. The purpose of this form is to develop a comprehensive plan to support youth transitioning out of foster care and into adulthood.

The form consists of sections where the youth, along with their caseworker and other stakeholders, assess the youth's strengths, needs, and goals for the future. The form may include sections for setting objectives, identifying resources and services, and outlining timelines for achieving the goals.

Important fields in this form include accurate and realistic assessments of the youth's capabilities and needs. The transition plan is crucial for providing support and guidance to youth as they age out of foster care and navigate the challenges of adulthood.

Application Example: A youth nearing the age of emancipation from foster care needs to complete this form with the assistance of their caseworker. The youth will identify their educational, vocational, and housing goals, and the caseworker will help connect them with the appropriate resources and services.

Related Form: OCFS-4924. This related form, DJJOY Transition Plan, may be used for youth who are transitioning out of detention and juvenile justice facilities, but the purpose and content of the forms are likely to be similar.