NextUp, is a component of the Extended Opportunity Programs and Services (EOPS). It offers a case-management approach to providing expanded support services to eligible current and former foster youth who are students within California's community college system. Services provided by college NextUp programs include, but are not limited to, outreach and recruitment; in-person academic, guidance, transfer and personal in-person counseling; frequent, in-person contacts; career guidance; service coordination; independent living and financial literacy skills support; book and supply grants; work study awards; emergency loans; Unmet Need grants; child care assistance; transportation assistance; meal tickets and/or emergency food support; emergency housing support; health and mental health payments assistance; referrals to health services, mental health services, housing assistance, food assistance and other related services, including, but not limited to, those available through local county agencies.
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NextUp Eligibility Qualifications
*Foster Youth dependency was established or continued by the court on or after your 16th birthday. In order to determine this, we will need your foster youth verification letter. Contact your local ombudsperson office at 1-877-846-1602 or email them at firstname.lastname@example.org to access your verification letter.