How to apply
Steps on how to apply for Next Up (formerly CAFYES):
Step 1: Apply to the EOPS program. (Applications are available at the EOPS counter in R109).*
Step 2: Request a copy of the CAFYES program application from CAFYES staff located in Room R113-H (R Building, behind Financial Aid) fill out and return.
Step 3: Provide proof of foster youth status. If you don’t have proof, you may request a copy of your foster youth verification letter, by calling the Foster Care Ombudsman’s Office at 1(877)846-1602 or by calling the Foster Care Support Services Bureau at 1(916)651-7465.
*Please note EOPS will refer foster youth to the Next Up (formerly CAFYES) program.