LEADERS INVOLVED IN CREATING CHANGE (LINC)
The Leaders INvolved in Creating Change (LINC) is a support program designed to link foster youth with support services on and off the college campus to ensure a successful transition from foster care to adulthood.
WHO IS ELIGIBLE?
The goals of the program are to improve college access for current and former foster youth, increase retention and graduation rates and promote student learning and development.
- Enrolled in three or more units at Cerritos College
- Current or former foster youth who was in care over the age of 13
- Be able to access a Ward of the Court/Proof of Dependency letter
(LINC staff can assist with the request process)
- At least 16 years of age or older