Foster Youth Tutoring

Academic Support for Students in Foster Care
LACOE Foster Youth Services Coordinating (FYSC) Program Academic Support is a service to help connect tutoring resources with students in foster care that need academic support.

2017-2018 Tutoring Referral

Please review the terms below before submitting a referral:
  • Funding for Foster Youth Services can only be used for students (ages 4-21) residing within Los Angeles County who have an open DCFS/Dependency court case or an open Probation/Delinquency court case, living in a suitable placement.
  • Check with the student’s school or school district for possible academic support services prior to submitting a referral.
  • Refer a student ONLY if there is a SIGNIFICANT NEED for services. Services are based on need and funding availability.
  • DO NOT refer a student if they are already receiving academic support services.
  • DO NOT refer a student who has not agreed to the services.
  • DO NOT refer a student whose caregiver has not agreed to the services.
  • If the student meets the criteria above, click HERE to submit a referral.
Service Details:
  • This referral form is valid for the period July 1, 2017 through June 30, 2018 only.
  • Students may be eligible to receive up to 20 hours of academic support, which may end prior to June 30, 2018.
  • Requests for higher-level course tutoring require proof of coursework prior to services provided.
  • Services are designed to be one-on-one in-home tutoring with adult supervision.

If you would like a status update on a referral you previously submitted, please call the FYSCP Tutoring Help Desk at (562) 922-6161, or click HERE to create a Tutoring Help Desk Ticket.

Additional Tutoring Resources

List of Tutoring Resources

Please review the list below for additional tutoring resources. Contact the agency for availability and full program details.

Agency Name

Contact Info

SPA/Area Covered

Tutoring/Academic Services Offered



United Friends of the Children

Carolina Diaz, Outreach & Recruitment Coordinator

For more information or (213) 580-1850

Artesia, Covina, Downtown LA, Gardena, Granada Hills, Inglewood, Lynwood, Northridge, North Hollywood, Paramount, Pasadena, San Dimas, Santa Monica, Universal City, Van Nuys & Whittier

Academic preparation

Educational advocacy

One-on-one relationship with counselors


College tours

SAT prep and tutoring

LA County foster youth with an open case (including reunification and family maintenance) or those in Kinship or Legal Guardianship placements

Youth may apply for the program in grades 7 and 8


Children Youth and Family Collaborative

(323) 730-9400

Los Angeles, Compton, Montebello, Hacienda La Puente, Pomona, Palmdale, Lynwood, Long Beach & Antelope Valley

School Based Tutoring

After school programs

Services through DCFS Education ProgramDirect Referral from  DCFS Education CSW’s and Education Section


Khan Academy


Online-based tutoring for all subjects

Available to any student


County of Los Angeles Public Library

For locations and hours go to

Los Angeles County wide

*Check with local City library if not a County Library

Tutoring available at library

Live Chat Homework Help

Available to any students


Department of Education Upward Bound

Contact students High School to find out if school participates in this program

CS Dominguez

CS Long Beach

CS Northridge

CS Los Angeles

LA City College


Southwest College

Tutoring, mentoring on college section

Completed 8th grade

Low income or potential first generation college students



12115 Venice Blvd.
Los Angeles, CA 90066
(323) 915-0200

1714 W. Sunset Blvd
Los Angeles, CA 90026
(213) 413-3388

Mar Vista & Echo Park

Tutoring and homework help

Writing workshops 4xs a week.

ELL & STEM workshops in summer only, no summer tutoring

Available to any student living in the two cities

Mon-Thurs ages 6-11.

Tues & Thurs ages 11-18.


Bell Gardens Youth Center

(562) 806-7667
Mon- Thurs 3pm-5:30pm

Bell Gardens

Homework Club

Available to any student living in Bell Gardens


Boys/Girls Club

www.BGCA.orgTo find nearest Club

LA County wide

Homework Help

Varies per Club


Mt. San Antonio College

(909) 594-5611 x4937

LA County wide

Math only/all levels

High School students only.
Mon- Thurs 5-7:30pm


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