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Resources for Foster Youth

Students who've experienced life in a foster home or group home often need extra support and resources to ensure they succeed in college. Here you'll learn about the many ways your CSU campus can help you thrive from the day you start your academic career until you earn your degree.  ​

  • Campus Support

    Every CSU campus has a program and services designed specifically to help current and former foster youth.

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  • Applying to the CSU & Foster Youth Programs

    Once you've been admitted to a campus, you're ready to apply to a foster youth program at the campus you'll be attending.

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  • Financial Aid

    As someone who has been in foster care, you may be eligible for federal, state and university aid, as well as scholarships for former foster youth.

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Resources Beyond the CSU

Do you know about these state and community organizations that work to support foster youth?​

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Policy, Literature & Communications​

Policies, coded memos and reports that govern and measure the CSU's foster youth programs are found here.

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