Foster & Kinship Care Education Resources

Important Contacts:

Orange County Social Services Agency, 800 N. Eckoff Orange, CA 92868 (714) 704-3919  

Orangewood Children's Foundation (714) 619-0211

Foster & Kinship Care Liason, Joanna Hussey (714) 704-8255

Foster Care Auxillary, Kathy Harvey (714) 891-2468

Website Links:

Orange County Social Services/Foster Care and Adoption : www.oc4kids.com

National Foster Parent Association: www.nfpainc.org

Foster Ed Connect: www.fosteredconnect.org

Kinship Center: http://www.kinshipcenter.org/

Olive Crest: www.olivecrest.org

Help Me Grow: www.helpmegrowoc.org

Casey Family Programs Foster Care and Child Welfare: http://www.casey.org/

 

Resources:

HELPING YOUR CHILD SUCCEED IN SCHOOL: An Education Handbook for Parents and Caregivers of Children and Youth in the Foster Care System
AYUDANDO A SU NIÑO A TENER ÉXITO EN LA ESCUELA: Manual de Educación para Padres y Proveedores de Cuidado de Niños y Jóvenes en el Sistema de Cuidado Adoptivo Temporal

California College Pathways Educational Planning Guide

Teaching Independent Living Skills to Your Youth: Ready, Set, Fly-Chart  and Ready, Set, Fly-Checklist for each age group

 

Important Post-Secondary Education Resource Videos for
Foster Youth and Caregivers/Mentors:

Introduction:

 

 

E.O.P.S.:

 

 

Orangewood Children's Foundation:

 

 

How to Apply for College:

 

 

Money for College:

 

 

Student Success Story 1:

 

 

Student Success Story 2:

 

 

Student Success Story 3: