Foster Youth Services

Contact: Amreek Singh, Principal on Special Assignment

The purpose of our Foster Youth Program is to provide educational support for children and youth in the foster care system by promoting their academic and personal success. Natomas USD provides services as part of a statewide system of programs designed to meet the unique educational needs of foster children and youth. These services include:

  • Liaison services between placement and educational agencies;
  • Notification of schools regarding placement of students in foster care;
  • Training for schools;
  • Collaboration between partner agencies, foster families, and group home staff;
  • Data collection to monitor and evaluate services;
  • Advocacy services to increase academic achievement;
  • Maintenance of a secure database containing basic education and health information for all foster children and youth in the district

Resources:

AB 490 Foster Youth AB 167 Foster Youth

Board Policy 5111.11 - RESIDENCY OF STUDENTS IN FOSTER CARE Board Policy 6173.1 - EDUCATION FOR FOSTER YOUTH