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This page was created to compile useful resources and information for young adults as they prepare to enter or are enrolled in the Extended Foster Care program of San Diego County and beyond. Everything from educational resources, college, scholarships, housing tips and more can be found here. Young people in Extended Foster Care have the resiliency and strength to become successful adults and there are many resources available to help. 

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A mentor, what’s a mentor to me?

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The best person that I could possibly be

So that I may be mentor too for people like me

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Local Community Partners

California Chafee Grant for Foster Youth
$5,000 renewable award for former/current foster youth towards vocational/college expenses.

 

Change a Life Foundation
Non-renewable scholarship for up to $5,000.

 

College Scholarships.org
Listing of scholarship opportunities for foster youth.

  

Fostering Change (San Diego, CA)
Lists scholarship opportunities for foster youth that live in San Diego, CA.

  

National Foster Parent Association
The NFPA offers scholarships for foster youth, adopted youth, or biological youth of currently licensed foster parents, who wish to further their education beyond high school, including college or university studies, vocational and job training, and correspondence courses, including the GED. Foster parents must also be members of NFPA.

Promises 2 Kids

Just in Time for Foster Youth’s mission is to engage a caring community to help transition-age foster youth achieve self-sufficiency and well-being.

Education opens the door to new possibilities for youth. Promises2Kids Guardian Scholars specifically engages foster youth in preparing for and enrolling in higher education. By giving college preparatory support, academic scholarships, mentoring, and individual support, foster youth gain the necessary tools to support themselves and become self-sufficient adults.

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