High School Resources

Assembly Bill 167/216 allows school districts to exempt a student in foster care from district graduation requirements that exceed state requirements. Foster youth who have had multiple school placements during their high school career (11th and 12th grade) will be able to use the state minimum requirements of 130 credits to graduate.

Learn the pros and cons between a GED and a high school diploma! Know about the end result of each route as well.

Senior year is a busy and extremely important time in the college admissions process. Learn what you can do each month to stay on track of things!

Courses required for graduation and university admission.

This website includes a checklist broken down by year in school beginning with elementary school up to adult students. It helps you find money for school, find the right classes to take, and helps you choose a career.   

Beyond Foster Care: Need for Services Beyond the Age of 21

This survey is for California former foster, Independent Living Program (ILP) eligible probation, and dual status youth ages 22 to 35. The purpose of the study is to explore the experiences and need for services of California former foster, ILP eligible probation, and dual status youth who are between the ages of 22 and 35. Participation in the study would last about 20 to 35 minutes. You may choose to withdraw your participation at any time. Your answers will be confidential. The information will be kept in a secure database with no identifying information for the duration of the study. 

The findings of this study will be used to provide suggestions for programs and services that will improve long-term outcomes for former foster, ILP eligible probation, and dual status youth. 

Visit this link in order to complete the survey! 


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