California Homeless Youth Project

The California Homeless Youth Project is a state-run research and policy initiative that highlights the issues and challenges faced by unaccompanied young people who are homeless or lack stable housing


The California Student Aid Commission (CSAC) funds the Cal Grant and Chafee Grant for eligible students.

California Coalition for Youth (CCY)

This Coalition is made up of a statewide membership of youth, youth advocates and allies, and youth-serving non-profit organizations. The Coalition is governed by a statewide Board of Directors representing youth serving programs, youth, and other individuals interested in improving and empowering the lives of youth.

California Youth Connection

California Youth Connection was founded in 1988 by a group of foster youth and supportive adults to provide a vehicle for California foster youth to learn leadership and advocacy skills and to engage directly with policymakers to improve the foster care system.