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Professional Development Training - Send request to Juan Garcia, Foster Youth Liaison.

The Epicenter
Monterey County's first youth-led resource and service center for ALL youth ages 16-24.
Located at 20 Maple Street, Salinas, California - 831.998.7291
Open Tuesday - Thursday 12-6.

California Education Law Fact Sheet
A simple yet detailed overview of CA Education Law pertaining to Foster Youth.

California Youth Connection
California Youth Connection (CYC) is a youth led organization that develops leaders who empower each other and their communities to transform the foster care system through legislative and policy change.
Monterey Chapter meets the 1st and 3rd Wednesday of each month 5:45pm – 7:15pm at The Epicenter: 20 Maple Street, Salinas.

JBAY (John Burton Advocates for Youth) John Burton Advocates for Youth improves the quality of life for youth in California who have been in foster care or homeless by advocating for better laws, training communities to strengthen local practices and conducting research to inform policy solutions.

Financial Aid Resources for Foster Youth (Financial Aid Guide) English and Spanish