Welcome To Our Foster Youth Information Page
Whether you are a youth currently in foster care or a former foster youth, this page is for you.  Here you will find information and links to other web sites where you can gain access to things such as educational opportunities, job opportunities, after school activities and more.  You can also search some of these sites by city location.  If you see other sites that you feel maybe helpful to other foster youth please drop us a note, with the link reference, to information@connectedthroughkids.com

Visit or join The Foster Club, an interactive website for foster youth.
Are you College Bound?

The Chaffee Program
offers grants for foster youth who are college bound.  Find out more information at:

Cal Soap Scholarships:


ILS (Independent Living Skills) at Escondido YMCA

All foster youth are invited to attend
*Eligible youth must have been in foster care on the 1st day after their 16th birthday.
You can begin to prepare yourself now and receive assistance in entering the world as an adult with the help of Independent Living Skills.  Empower yourself with knowledge and resources that are available to you.
Weekly classes are held on a variety of topics such as money management, careers, job searches and more.
Visit the YMCA website for more information
or call Jessica White at the Escondido YMCA (760) 746-1944

Fostering Change.org
If you are a current foster youth getting ready to emancipate from the dependency system, or if you are a former foster youth looking for resources and information, this site is for you.  You can get information and resources on health, money, housing and more.  You will also find a calendar of events for foster youth.

San Diego Workforce Partnership

Through career programs and services, we help you reach new heights. Check out what we offer through our many community partners committed to helping you achieve your potential.

San Diego Communities.org
SD Communities is an innovative web portal designed and developed by the San Diego Futures Foundation to empower San Diegans to actively participate in their communities through dialog in interactive forums, through the sharing of community and civic information or through direct posting of community news and events. 

Foster Youth Mentors
Find out how you can have your own mentor through the County of San Diego's foster youth mentor program.

Do You Need After School Tutoring or Homework Help?

Foster kids can be assigned a tutor or receive after school homework help through Connected Through Kids.  Contact us at information@connectedthroughkids.com or call us at (760) 743-7781 or (760) 716-4824 for more information.  This service is offered free of charge.

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