Category Archives: Resources for supporting students in foster care

This Friday, 2/20: Info Session For Students in Foster Care

Information Session being held THIS FRIDAY, FEBRUARY 20th from 4pm – 8pm at Hunter College for any HS/GED students that are in or have been in the foster care system who may be interested in attending any of the 18 … Continue reading

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FAFSA Information for Students in Foster Care

From Federal Student Aid: Dear financial aid professional, counselor, mentor, or librarian: Are you advising students who are currently in foster care or have recently left foster care? Be sure to let them know the following: They should fill out … Continue reading

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Free’ish Solutions: Early Enrollment at College for Foster Youth

From CACNY: Despite every obstacle imaginable, foster youth are making it to college in California. It is a testament to their incredible young spirits that they find a path to persevere and overcome a litany of abuses to get that … Continue reading

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Pathway to College: Educational Conference

New Yorkers For Children (NYFC) in partnership with the Administration for Children’s Services (ACS) and the Office of Children & Family Services (OCFS) will be hosting Pathway to College: Educational Conference on Thursday, April 21st from 10:45am – 4 pm … Continue reading

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College Access, Financial Aid, and College Success for Undergraduates from Foster Care

We are making available the document “College Access, Financial Aid, and College Success  for Undergraduates from Foster Care” published by NASFAA and Nelnet. This document provides an introduction to the foster care system and kinship care and discusses barriers to … Continue reading

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