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Higher Education & Foster Care Resources

We are a network of leaders – from foster care experts to higher education organizations to policy advocates and change makers. By sharing state-to-state best practices and collaborating with one another, we accelerate the national discussion on foster care and postsecondary educational attainment policy and practice.

This report presents the results of a comprehensive study of campus support programs for foster youth to better understand how they are implemented and their impact. Researchers surveyed and conducted telephone interviews with the campus support programs in California and Washington State.

This report offers detailed information on the core elements necessary for the development of a successful campus support program and is written for college counselors and student support services programs.

This guide is designed for colleges and universities interested in creating or expanding a campus support program for foster youth. It outlines the key elements of a typical program and offers a roadmap for campus professionals wishing to provide targeted support to foster youth.

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