The Foster Youth Alliance believes all youth deserve to look forward to a bright, productive future.

Every day, we strengthen the system of services for foster and probation youth in Alameda County, California, because when young people are empowered and supported in fulfilling their potential, they thrive.


Join us for 2016 College Week!

2016 College Week Flyer_for e-mail body The Alameda County College Bridge Collaborative is hosting the First Annual Alameda County College Week, consisting of events on March 1st and March 5th for current and former foster and probation youth and child welfare workers, probation officers, and other supportive adults. Read more »

Children Now Releases 2016 California Children's Report Card

Children Now dolled out letter grades for the state in the areas of children's education, children's health and child welfare, accompanied by a policy agenda. The report rated the state in seven areas of child welfare - childhood trauma and resilience, childhood abuse and neglect prevention, placement stability, permanent connections, foster youth health, foster youth education, and juvenile justice. Learn more by clicking on the heading. Read more »

KQED Features Month of Child Welfare Coverage

forum-logo-640x100 In December 2015, KQED Radio's Forum with Michael Krasny featured a Foster Care Series. The Series' guests discussed a wide range of topics and current issues over the course of three broadcasts including mental health services, Extended Foster Care, psychotropic medication, parenting foster youth, higher education and financial aid, foster care placements and juvenile hall, Continuum of Care Reform, and more. Read more »
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