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Foster Youth Services

Foster Youth Services Coordinating (FYSC) Programs provide support services to foster children who suffer the traumatic effects of displacement from family and schools and multiple placements in foster care. FYSC Programs 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. FYSC Programs increase the stability of placements for foster children and youth. SMUHSD is dedicated to making smooth transitions for our foster youth, and help to provide support to ensure their success.

 

If you would like to get more information about foster youth, please click on the following documents:


San Mateo County of Education - Educational Protections for Foster Children: Legislation

Build Your Own Model - LCAP for Foster Youth (a great step by step guide that can be used when formulating LCAP goals for foster youth)

Sample District LCAP for Foster Youth

Foster Youth Education Toolkit

Foster Care Education Law Factsheets (5th edition)