Join FYA and partners on November 4th for an informative, interactive, and exciting start to a conversation about how various individuals and systems can work together to promote college success in Alameda County for current and former foster and probation youth. Read more »
Former foster youth are eligible for free health care under the Affordable Care Act (ACA.) Children Now has developed a website dedicated to the expansion of Medi-Cal up to age 26 for former foster youth - learn more at www.coveredtil26.childrennow.org. Read more »
Simone Tureck is the new Executive Director of the Foster Youth Alliance! Simone brings to FYA many years of experience in and commitment to the foster care community. Welcome, Simone! Read more »
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.
John Burton Foundation is hosting 3 webinars on challenges identified by counties & providers: 1) drug use amongst participants, 2) meeting the needs of youth with serious mental illness, & 3) securing rental property in an ever-challenging real estate market. For the dates & times, click on the heading. Read more »
Many undocumented minors are eligible to obtain legal status in the U.S. The Immigrant Legal Resource Center & American Bar Association provide technical assistance on immigration-related issues that arise in working with children & families in the child welfare system. Click on heading for more info. Read more »
A coalition of community based organizations and public agencies, the Foster Youth Alliance seeks to assure the well being and empowerment of foster and probation youth by engaging in strategic advocacy to develop resources, provide for continuous improvement of programs, and maintain accountability in publicly funded service systems.