Foster Youth Support

Supporting foster youth to have the tools and resources they need for a bright future

To increase the likelihood of self-sufficiency after aging out of the foster care system, our Foster Youth Support program works with local foster youth to assist in increasing self-sufficiency and preparing them for success in life.

These programs are supported by Women United.

College Students

Collegiate Guaranteed Income Program

In partnership with Sacramento State University, the Guardian Scholars program provides $500/month for 12 months in guaranteed income to 10 currently-enrolled students who are former foster youth. *As this is a new program, outcome data will be available at a later time.

K-12 Students

San Juan Unified Literacy Tutoring & Homework Help

In partnership with the San Juan Unified Foster Youth Services department to offer Literacy Tutoring and Homework Support outside of school hours. This program is designed to help students in K-8th grade who need help with their literacy levels or need support with their homework to become stronger and more confident readers and students. The options provided are in efforts to provide community-based support that is accessible for you and your child. To apply for this program, please fill out the form below.

Student's Full Name(Required)
Parent/Guardian Full Name(Required)
Some of our literacy tutoring and homework help sessions take place at libraries. Which Library Branch would be most accessible for you and your student?
Notes: If you choose a library, you will need to take your student to the library for tutoring and wait for them to finish their lesson. If we cannot accommodate your student for a library session or you choose not to have a library session, a representative will be in contact with you to discuss other options/services.
Are you able to attend our weekly Zoom Book Club from 5:30 p.m. to 6:30 p.m.?
Library sessions may take place between 2-5 PM. What day would work best for your student to attend a session?
Note: If your student is chosen for a library session you will be contacted and provided with further information.
This field is for validation purposes and should be left unchanged.