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Foster Youth Services Countywide and Juvenile Detention Program

Funding Description

The purpose of the Foster Youth Services (FYS) program is to provide educational and support services to foster children residing in licensed foster homes or county-operated juvenile detention facilities. The FYS Countywide programs collaborate with local agencies and service providers to ensure that foster youths living in licensed foster homes receive needed educational support services. The FYS Juvenile Detention programs ensure that foster youths placed in county-operated juvenile detention facilities have the same access to comprehensive educational and support services that are available to students who are not in the juvenile justice system and assist in the transition from juvenile detention to an appropriate school placement.


Eligible Applicants Local educational agencies
Required Eligibility Criteria Any county office of education (COE) or consortium of COEs that elect to apply for funding to operate an education-based FYS program to provide educational and support services for foster youth residing in a licensed foster youth home or county-operated juvenile detention facility.
Other Eligibility Considerations Not applicable
Eligible Grade Level(s) Not applicable
Eligible Age Level(s) 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12, 13, 14, 15, 16, 17, 18, Adult


Legal Authority California Education Code sections 42920-42925; Budget Item 6110-119-0001
Source / Type State / Grant
State Fiscal Year 2013-14
SACS Resource / Revenue Codes 7366 / 8590
Total Available $13,372,713
Recipient Amount Unavailable
Match Requirement No
Allocation Formula Unavailable

Important Dates

Date Application Available Unavailable
Due Date Unavailable
Expected Notification Date Unavailable

Additional Information

Application Unavailable
Background Foster Youth Services []
Fiscal Foster Youth Services Program []
Funding ResultsFYS Co & Juv funding results FY 2013-14 []
Other This is year three of a three-year grant.


Program Lisa Guillen, 916-327-5930,
Fiscal Janet Radding, 916-319-0286,
Division Coordinated Student Support, 916-319-0914 (phone), 916-319-0218 (fax)
Last Modified: August 14, 2014

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