Foster Youth Services

Foster Youth Services Coordinating Program (FYSCP) provide support services to foster children who suffer the traumatic effects of displacement from family and schools and multiple placements in foster care.  FYSCP have the ability and authority to ensure that health and school records are obtained to establish appropriate placements and coordinate instruction, counseling, tutoring, mentoring, vocational training, emancipation services, training for independent living, and other related services.  FYSCP work with current and former youth, as well as staff members of group homes, schools, juvenile detention facilities, child welfare agencies, probation departments, and community service agencies to influence foster children's day-to-day routines, both during and after school.  FYSCP increase the stability of placements for foster children and youth.  These services are designed to improve the children's educational performance and personal achievement, directly benefiting them as well as providing long-range cost savings to the state.
 

Contact

Elisa Beltran - Student Support Specialist - 209·238·1384
ebeltran [ahtsym] stancoe [dhotsym] org (subject: Foster%20Youth%20Services%20Question)

 

Resources

Stanislaus County Foster & McKinney-Vento Youth Education Liaison & Designee List

Interagency Education Resource Guide - interactive online Google Document which provides information and resources to Stanislaus County agencies to ensure the educational needs of foster youth are met and their rights protected.

Glossary of Terms -Interactive online Google Document which identifies definitions for many common juvenile court, educational, and child welfare terms.  It defines common acronyms and includes links to information regarding some Federal legislation and related child welfare terms. The Glossary will be updated as new terminology emerges in the field, as new legislation is enacted, and as child welfare terms take on new meaning.

 

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