Foster Youth Success Initiative (FYSI)
We make it our mission to help you remove obstacles that prevent you from pursuing your educational goals. We provide personalized assistance to ensure that you take full advantage of college life, our student services and resources.
Foster Youth at West Valley College
- Financial Aid and Scholarships
- Chafee Grant: Awarded to students who are aging out of foster care or emancipated from foster care, eligible for California Independent Living Program services, and between the age of 16-22. Maximum academic year award is approximately $5000. Students must demonstrate financial need and be enrolled at least half-time. To apply, go to the Chafee website. For more information, please contact Lien Pham at: lien.phamFREEWEST_VALLEY or call: 408.741.2434.To manage your Cal Grant and/or Chafee account(s) online, view updates, make school changes, make address changes and post leave of absence request, visit: mygrantinfo.csac.ca.gov/logon.asp
- Health Services
- Writing Center
- Tutorial/Success Center