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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.