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Foster Youth Resources

Foster Youth Resources

2000 Plus Choices
This is a nonprofit organization whose goal is to increase the level of education and economics among challenged teenagers, ex-offenders, and populations in transition.


Alameda County Foster Youth Alliance (FYA)
Foster Youth Alliance is dedicated to empowering foster youth as they transition to adulthood. FYA promotes a seamless system of services in Alameda County, California, through maximum coordination, strong advocacy and strategic resource development.


California CHAFEE Grant
The California Chafee Grant Program gives money to foster youth, and former foster youth to use for career and technical training or college courses. You don’t have to pay this money back as long as you are in school and you can use it for things like child care, transportation and rent. The Chafee Grant Program, also known as the Education and Training Voucher (ETV), is a federally funded program and is subject to the availability of federal funds each year.


Foster A Dream
Foster a Dream’s mission is to provide programs and resources that build the hopes, dreams and futures of Bay Area foster children; and be a guiding source for successful transition into the adult world.


Honoring Emancipated Youth (HEY)
HEY’s mission is to strengthen and connect San Francisco’s systems of support for Bay Area foster care youth so that all youth emancipating or aging out of the foster care system can enjoy a healthy transition to adulthood.


Westcoast Children’s Center
WestCoast Children’s Clinic is committed to providing psychological services to vulnerable children, youth, and their families regardless of their ability to pay and to expanding the reach of psychological services through practice and research. To ensure the ongoing availability of these services, WestCoast is dedicated to training the next generation of mental health professionals.


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