Foster Youth Education Enrichment Services
What is Foster Youth Education Enrichment Services (FYEES)?
StarVista’s Foster Youth Education Enrichment Services (FYEES) provides one-on-one, strength-based case management and coaching services to support the academic achievement of San Mateo County foster youth from Kindergarten through 8th grade. In partnership with Daly City Peninsula Partnership and Legal Aid of San Mateo County, StarVista provides support services, educational advocacy, and academic enrichment to foster children and youth.
The primary goal of the program is to improve:
- Academic performance
- Classroom behavior
- Social and relational skills
- Academic engagement
The FYEES team conducts a holistic needs assessment to determine the needs of the youth and family. StarVista will address youth’s needs and provide educational support through collaboration with caregivers, social workers, education liaisons and community partners.