Free Health Coverage for Former Foster Youth
If you were in foster care on your 18th birthday, you are eligible for free Medi-Cal benefits until your 26th birthday (regardless of your income). Attached is a quick guide and one page form you can use to sign up and take to any Human Services Intake & Eligibility or Community Services Center. You are encouraged to call Laura Pariseau at 805-654-3451 for assistance.
California College Pathways: An educational planning guide for foster youth and their caregivers
Foster to Famous: information about famous athletes, actors, politicians who were formerly foster youth
Career Zone – Self-Assessments can help you know yourself better. And knowing yourself better can help you choose a satisfying job or occupational field to explore.
California Foster Care Ombudsman
California Youth Connection (CYC) – Phone: 805-445-7814
The New Casey Life Skills – Easy to use tools to help foster youth prepare for adulthood