All current UCI students who are former foster youth are encouraged to set-up a quarterly appointment with one of our staff member. Click here to set-up your appointment.

California College Pathways

    • California College Pathways provides resources and leadership to campuses and community organizations to help foster youth succeed at community colleges, vocational schools, and four-year universities.

California Youth Connection–Orange Chapter

    • View this webpage for foster youth resources in Orange County.

College Financial Aid Resources for Foster Youth

    • This list provides information about potential financial aid opportunities. Please note the eligibility criterion varies.

NextStep for Transition-Age Youth

    • The Alliance for Children’s Right NextStep Program provides a vital bridge for transition-aged foster and probation youth as they strive for self-sufficiency.Check out the programs available to you.

New York Times: Former Foster Youth in the UC

    • The New York Times reported on the success of former foster youth in the UC system. View the video for some inspiration.

Things No One Told Me: When You Start Living on Your Own

    • Helpful information to help you as you start transitioning from foster care.

United Friends of the Children

    • Need help with college? Check out this page for support about college access, readiness, and success among other things.