Services for Youth Currently or Formerly in Foster Care

Support for Accessing College

Avenues to College

Avenues to College (ATC) helps current and former youth in foster care access and succeed in college. Through one-on-one coaching, we can help you explore your college options, apply for college, and support you once you are enrolled.

We can also provide financial support for housing and other living expenses, help with your budget and scholarship opportunities, and connect you to additional resources.

 To be eligible for ATC, you must:

have 180 days of placement service after the age of 14

Be 16-24 years old

Have a current or family-of-origin address within the City of Portland

Want to learn more about ATC?

Contact our College Recruitment Specialist at 503-206-1666 or to learn more or attend one of our workshops.

Avenues to College Application