Foster Youth Success Initiative (FYSI)

Note: The FYSI program was not responsive to the CEBC's inquiry. The following information was obtained from publicly available sources.

About This Program

Target Population: Youth in foster care who desire access to higher education

Program Overview

FYSI addresses issues affecting youth in foster care and aims to improve the ability of these youth to access postsecondary education, starting at the community college level, and benefit from the support services that are available, but are often unknown, to them.

Education and Training

Education and Training Resources

Publicly available information indicates there is a manual that describes how to implement this program.
See contact info below.

Relevant Published, Peer-Reviewed Research

Currently, there are no published, peer-reviewed research studies for Foster Youth Success Initiative (FYSI).

Additional References

Tracy L. Fried & Associates. (2007). Foster Youth Success Initiative (FYSI) manual: A guide for financial aid administrators. California Community Colleges Chancellor’s Office: Sacramento.

Contact Information

Jessica Smith
Title: Statewide Foster Youth Success Initiative Liaison
Agency/Affiliation: Foundation for California Community Colleges
Phone: (916) 325-8562

Date Research Evidence Last Reviewed by CEBC: October 2013

Date Program Content Last Reviewed by Program Staff: April 2012

Date Program Originally Loaded onto CEBC: April 2012