Foster Youth Services Coordinating Program

The Contra Costa County 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: 

  • Advocating  for appropriate services and attending school-based intervention meetings.

  • Expediting the transfer of educational records.

  • Strengthening the collaboration among our partners.

CONTRA COSTA COUNTY LIAISON LIST

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Liaison List 

FYSCP Trainings

As part of CCCOE FYSCP's continued goal to provide technical assistance and professional development to districts and our community partners regarding the educational needs of foster youth, the Education Liaison will be providing trainings.

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PD List

FOSTER YOUTH SERVICES/HOMELESS EDUCATION COLLABORATIVE

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

Date/Time Location

August 26, 2020 9:30-11:30 am

ZOOM Meeting

November 18, 2020 1:00 pm - 3:30 pm

ZOOM Meeting 

February 24, 2021 1:00 pm - 3:30 pm

ZOOM Meeting

 April 21, 2021 1:00pm - 3:30 pm 

 ZOOM Meeting 


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 the Contra Costa County Office of Education (CCCOE) Foster Youth Services Coordinating Program (FYSCP) to advise and assist in the design, implementation, and evaluation of the FYSCP Plan and activities that have an impact on the foster youth in the county. The FYEA Council will discuss the plan   to improve educational outcomes of foster youth by advising and providing input. 

The goals of the CCCOE 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 foster youth issues. 
 
Date/Time Location

*Tentative* October 27, 2020 11:00 am-12:30 pm

ZOOM Meeting

*Tentative* March 16, 2021 11:00 am - 12:30 pm 

ZOOM Meeting


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CONTACTS

Manager
Alejandra Chamberlain 
(925) 942-3308

Administrative Assistant II
Dana Padilla
(925) 942-3417

Office Assistant I
Serena Fomby
(925) 942-3314

Education Liaison II 
Yvonne Beals
(925) 942-3463

Youth Services Specialist II
Antioch Unified
Esperanza Ellis
(925) 942-3313

Youth Services Specialist I
West County
Angelica Lara
(925) 942-3468

Youth Services Specialist I
Juvenile Reentry
 Reina Robinson
(925) 942-3394

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