Fostering Success

Supporting independent CCA students who come from foster care, kinship care, group homes ward of court, orphan status or other independent background. This program creates a community of support, helping students reach their goal of certificate or degree completion.

We provide one on one academic and personal support, by creating a success plan. 

Let's schedule a time to discuss how this program can help you achieve your academic success. Get started today and complete the

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Scholarship Information:

  • Denver Foundation Scholarship: Helen M. McLoraine Scholarship for Foster Care Emancipating Youth

Scholarships for individuals who have been in the Colorado foster care system for a minimum of 24 months between the ages of 13 and 18 who are planning to attend or are attending a career or technical school, community college, or four-year institution. This program is for youth in the Colorado foster care system or youth that have emancipated. Scholars may receive funding for up to four years. The 2018 Helen M. McLoraine Scholarship for Foster Care & Emancipating Youth is now available. For more information, please visit the Denver Foundation Scholarship page. Please contact Charmaine Brown at with questions.

  • The Colorado Education and Training Voucher Program is a federally-funded, state-administered program designed to help youth who were in U.S. foster care. Students may receive up to $5,000 a year for qualified school-related expenses. Funding is limited and available on a first-come, first-served basis to eligible students.  For more information, please call 800-585-6118×2 or email  The fax number is 855-773-8305 Foster Care to Success 

Application Dates: January 1-March 31 annually
Awards: $2,500-$5,000 based on a combination of need and merit
Renewable: Up to five years if the student remains compliant with program requirements

Bridging the Gap

Phone: 303.433.8383  or

Mile High United Way's Bridging the Gap program provides supportive services to youth age 18 through 24 as they transition out of the child welfare system.

Our coaches help youth find and maintain stable housing, pursue employment, access education, learn about financial health, and set wellness goals.  Check out the flyer for more information:  BRIDGING THE GAP

Access the Community Resource Guide for helpful information: 


Personal Success Plan:


1. When will you have time to do your academic work?

2. Where can you concentrate the best to get your work done?

3. What tools and resources do you need to maximize your academic and personal success?

4. Who is in your support network?

5. Why did you choose your current certificate or degree?

6. How do you learn the best and how do you prefer to organize yourself?

Academic Coaching and Support:

  • Learn how and apply for scholarships
  • Career Advising
  • Programming and Event
  • Resources for housing, food, clothing and Health and Wellness
  • Leadership Opportunities
  • Advocacy Opportunities

Students are encouraged to attend campus events and activities. Students are connected to the various support services on campus, such as career services, student life, tutoring, foundation scholarships, and student support services, ie. TRiO, Transfer Success.

For more information, please contact: Beau Green, Director of Student Advocacy


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