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Programs and Contacts

Foster Youth Services Coordinating Program

  • College Connection​: The FYS College Connection Initiative is supported by representatives from the FYS CCAC.
  • Foster Focus: A secure web-based data system designed specifically to store education records for wards (placed in out-of-home placement) and dependents of San Diego County used statewide.

  • School Success Project: School Success Project Educational Liaisons are out stationed and co-located with social workers at many regional Child Welfare offices. The Educational Liaisons serve as subject matter experts and receive referrals for education related services. 

  • Transportation​: The Memorandum of Agreement (MOA) is made between the County of San Diego (County) by and through its Health and Human Services Agency (HHSA) and the San Diego County Superintendent of Schools (SDCSS) and San Diego County School Districts/Local Education Agencies (SDC LEA's). Cost Sharing agreement to meet the requirements for transportation to SOO under the Every Student Succeeds act.
  • Tutoring and Tutor Connection: The Foster Youth Services Coordinating Program (FYSCP) strives to develop an efficient, accessible, and cost-effective coordination of educational support services with collaborative partners to achieve increased academic outcome.


Homeless Education Services

  • Professional Development and Technical Assistance: The McKinney-Vento Homeless Assistance Act ensures educational rights and protections for children and youth experiencing homelessness. SDCOE's Homeless Education Services Program provides support and resources to the 43 school districts and more than 100 Charter schools in the county, to serve their students experiencing homelessness. Please click here to see a summary of our PD and Technical Assistance resources.

  • Higher Education Stakeholder Group: This group convenes to learn more about the work of local cross systems partners serving young people experiencing homelessness in San Diego County; create and maintain channels of communication and referrals across k-12, provider agencies and higher education to support pathways for students; and facilitate the sharing of best practices and strategies in a peer learning environment.

  • Project H.O.P.E: Project HOPE is a Youth Services Navigation project that seeks to bridge the gap between education and service provider systems.

  • San Diego Youth Homelessness Consortium: The San Diego Youth Homelessness Consortium (SDYHC) is a collaborative entity comprised of provider agencies and community stakeholders, designed to increase the effectiveness of the service delivery system in San Diego County for youth experiencing or at risk of experiencing homelessness.



Mailing Address:

San Diego County Office of Education
6401 Linda Vista Road
San Diego, CA 92111

Physical Address:

Casey Family Programs Youth & Family Transition Center
3878 Old Town Avenue, Suite #200
San Diego, CA 92110