Resources & Reports

Proven strategies exist to help foster youth succeed in higher education. Comprehensive, cohesive supports for foster youth on college campuses can make all the difference in enabling them to succeed in college. Research tells us that when foster youth participate in campus support programs and/or receive financial aid, they are more likely to stay in school and obtain their degrees.

This section contains information on how to start up and/or enhance a campus support program; how to raise funds to sustain it; resources for the collection and use of data; collaboratives and consortiums for best practices and mutual support; and helpful reports, detailing the latest research related to foster youth and educational success. This section also includes resources that supportive adults can utilize to help foster youth plan and prepare for college.