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Foster Care to Success | Resources for Students & State ...

Below are some resources for foster youth, foster students and state workers.

 

Check out our page on national and state organizations, online and community-based foster care support groups as well.

Casey Family Programs : Casey Family Programs (based in Seattle, WA) is the nation's largest operating foundation focused entirely on foster care and improving the child welfare system. They provide...

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Foster Care to Success | Education Training Vouchers

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Foster Care to Success' years of experience working with college-aged foster youth have helped to shape programs across the country, including ETV, and we were listed as the preeminent authority on grant administration for foster youth in the Department of Health and Human Services' ETV Guidelines.

Eight states have partnered with FC2S to help current and former foster...

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Foster Care to Success | Foster Care: The Basics

Incarceration

Death

Many foster youth experience intense and sustained stress growing up. Lack of bonding as an infant or child can cause emotional and psychological trauma that is very difficult to overcome. Recent findings from the science of brain development show that such prolonged stress biologically alters the structure of the growing brain, affecting physical and emotional...

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Foster Care to Success – Success Stories

Foster Care to Success is a community of volunteers, supporters, students, graduates and staff, along with service providers, community leaders, foster parents and all those working to improve the lives of foster youth. Here are some of our stories.

Our Graduates

Over 50,000 foster youth have received information, advice, support or...

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Foster Care to Success | Our Programs

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The Casey Family Programs Continuing Education and Job Training Scholarship

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Foster Care to Success | Information for Students

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Our Programs

All Foster Care to Success scholarships share one application; we will determine the program(s) for which you are eligible based on the information you provide.

 

FOSTER CARE TO SUCCESS SCHOLARSHIPS

APPLICATION DATES     January 1-March 31 annually

AWARDS     $2,500-$5,000 based on a combination of need and merit

RENEWABLE     Up to five years if the student...

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Foster Care to Success | FC2S Student Emergency Fund and ...

School is hard enough without having to pay unexpected bills or cope with emergencies.

What if you couldn't get to school because of bald tires?  What if your job cut your hours and your rent was overdue?  What if the babysitter suddenly raised her rates, or quit altogether?  What if somebody stole your laptop?

For many students, scenarios like this are all too real.  FC2S started the Student Emergency Fund to help them stay in school despite the types of financial crises that would otherwise derail their progress.  Emergency funds are granted to students for unexpected transportation, rent, or...

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Foster Care to Success | Join the FC2S/Alliant Partnership

Donate Now to Join Foster Care to Success & be Eligible to Join Alliant Credit Union!

Without a parent or guardian, foster youth often lack basic guidance surrounding day-to-day decision making. Upon entering adulthood, they frequently struggle with financial issues such as creating a workable budget, saving money, and the...

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