Foster Youth Support Services

Yuba College is committed to supporting the educational journey of current and former Foster Youth on campus. It is our mission to guide students to college resources and tools needed to be successful at the college level, while understanding and addressing the unique challenges that they might face. Our goal is to keep students engaged and actively involved in education while scaffolding them through their college journey.

A Foster Youth Team is here to assist Foster Youth in applying for our various college support services programs such as:

Financial Aid
• Application assistance (FAFSA, scholarships, Chafee Grant for Foster Youth)

EOPS/CARE/NextUp and CalWORKs Program
• Application assistance (Yuba College)
• Application assistance (EOPS/CARE/NextUp and CalWORKs Program)
• Academic, career, and personal advising
• Connection to campus and community resources
• Priority registration
• Social events
• University campus tours
• Workshops on a variety of important topics

Have questions? Contact one of our Foster Youth Team Members:
Joel Ramirez                                                                                     Martin Gutierrez
Director of EOPS/CARE/NextUp and CalWORKs              Director of Financial Aid
Phone: (530) 741-6995                                                                  Phone: (530) 741-6939