Foster Youth Process

First

  • Complete the Foster Youth Application
  • Obtain your Dependency Verification or Ward of the Court Letter.
  • Former Foster Youth students, you can obtain these documents by going on-line, to the California State Foster Care Ombudsman Website or by calling 1.877.846.1602.
  • Current Foster Youth students, you can obtain these documents by contacting your Social Worker.
  • For support in obtaining verification documents, contact the FYS Outreach Specialist.

​Submit Foster Youth application and verification documents to the FYS office or email them to FosterYouth@collegeofthedesert.edu.

Second

Schedule an appointment to meet with one of our Foster Youth Service Program Counselors to begin developing a Comprehensive Student Educational Plan (SEP).

Third

Discuss with our FYS staff to see if you qualify to enroll into other special programs​ at College of the Desert.

 

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