Your parental figures raised you and put lots of time and care into you. If you feel that it is important to have a life-long healthy relationship with them, the time to start is now! Well, actually, the time to start was probably whenever you joined the program, since that's how long they've been looking out for you. But it's never too late...
As you prepare to graduate from high school and transition to college, you enter the adult world. These changes will affect your relationship with your parents, so it would be a good idea to build a new relationship with them.
* Parental figures and parents mean the people who hopefully protected, cared for, and taught you things when you were young. They don't have to be blood relatives; your chosen family, or lack thereof, is valid. Sometimes, you parent yourself.
Here are some healthy ways to build a more adult relationship with your parents, whoever they may be.