What is M.Y.L.I.F.E.!?

M.Y.L.I.F.E.! is an acronym that stands for Maryland Youth Launching Initiatives for Empowerment! (MYLIFE!) and it's a part of the Youth Matter! movement in Maryland. MYLIFE! serves the youth and young adults of the Maryland Child Welfare system. This website was designed for those who are in or who have been in the Maryland Child Welfare system, foster parents, social workers, supporters, legal and court-appointed advocates, and community-based organizations.

How do I use this website?

Not sure where to start? Begin here! We've divided into three sections so that you can get exactly what you need: Our Resources assist you in your day-to-day life; Our Initiatives are programs and tools that can help you build your future. Go ahead, dig in!

Are you between the ages of 13 to 21 and leaving Foster Care?

Here's what you need to know. DOWNLOAD THIS Annual Notice of Benefits Brochure for information about some benefits and resources that you may be eligible to receive.