Foster Youth Services Coordinating Program

The Foster Youth Services Coordinating Program (FYSCP) works collaboratively with local school districts, child welfare agencies, foster care agencies, probation, post-secondary institutions, caregivers, and community organizations with the goal of improving the educational gap for foster youth. The FYSCP goals include: 

  • Attend school-based intervention meetings to advocate for appropriate services.

  • Ensure school records are obtained to establish appropriate placements.

  • Increase the stability of placements for foster children and youth.

  • Expedite the transfer of educational records.

  • Strengthen the collaboration among our partners.

  • Coordinate tutoring, mentoring, vocational training, emancipation services, training for independent living, and other related services.

CONTRA COSTA COUNTY LIAISON LIST

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Liaison List 22-23

FYSCP Trainings

As part of FYSCP's continued goal to provide technical assistance and professional development to districts and our community partners, the following trainings will be provided.

CLICK HERE TO REGISTER FOR ANY FOSTER YOUTH TRAINING

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PD calendar 2022-2023

FOSTER YOUTH SERVICES/HOMELESS EDUCATION COLLABORATIVE

FYSCP facilitates the Foster Youth Services/Homeless Education Collaborative, a quarterly meeting for districts and charters, to coordinate services and provide support to the Foster Youth and McKinney-Vento District Liaisons, and to foster and homeless students.

Date/Time Location
September 14, 2022 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
 Board Room
 November 8, 2022 9:00 am - 11:00 am  Zoom
 February 1, 2023 9:00 am - 11:00 am  Zoom
 April 25, 2023 9:00 am - 11:00 am  Board Room


Click Here for Collaborative Meeting Resources


FOSTER YOUTH EXECUTIVE ADVISORY COUNCIL

The Contra Costa County Foster Youth Executive Advisory (FYEA) Council works in partnership with FYSCP to advise and assist in the design, implementation, and evaluation of the FYSCP plan and activities that have an impact on the children and youth in foster care in the county. The FYEA Council will discuss the plan to improve educational outcomes of foster children and youth by advising and providing input. 

The goals of the FYEA Council are to:

  • Increase educational outcomes of foster youth through innovative planning  and programs.
  • Increase collaboration and communication among foster youth serving agencies. 
  • Increase community knowledge about the issues that children and youth in foster care experience. 
 
Date/Time Location
October 7, 2022 11:00 am - 1:30 pm CCCOE
 January 13, 2023 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm Zoom 
 March 10, 2023 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm Zoom 
 May 12, 2023 11:00 am - 1:30 pm CCCOE


Click Here for Council Meeting Resources

CONTACTS

Director
Alejandra Chamberlain 
(925) 942-3308

Administrative Assistant II
Monica de Leon
(925) 942-3315

Education Liaison II 
Yvonne Beals
(925) 942-3463

Youth Services Specialist I
Antioch Unified
Lauren Rangel
(925) 942-3413

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