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NextUP assists students under age 26 who identify as current or previous foster care recipients. NextUP is also known as Cooperating Agencies Foster Youth Educational Support (CAFYES).

NextUP student

NextUP student purchasing supplies at the college store

NextUP Services

Services include:

  • Academic, Career and Personal counseling
  • Priority enrollment
  • College supplies
  • Workshops
  • Educational grant
  • And much more

NextUP Eligibility

To be eligible for NextUP you must: 

  • Be a current or former foster youth whose dependency was established or continued by the court after your 13th birthday (must provide written verification)
  • Be no older than 25 at the beginning of any academic year you participate in NextUP

NextUP Success Story Video


Phone: (916) 558-2403



Monday to Thursday:
8:00 am to 5:00 pm
8:00 am to 4:00 pm


Rodda Hall North, RHN 155
3835 Freeport Boulevard
Sacramento, CA 95822