About this resource

California Youth Connection (CYC) is a youth led organization that develops leaders who empower each other and their communities to transform the foster care system through legislative, policy, and practice change. With the support of volunteers, chapters focus on leadership development, local community education, and policy implementation. CYC maintains chapters throughout the state of California.

CYC's core activities include: 

  • State and Local Advocacy
  • Training & sharing of best practices
  • Youth Development & leadership
  • Outreach & Community education 

Check out the CYC Facebook page at https://www.facebook.com/CalYouthConn/

Contact information for each location:

BAY AREA OFFICE
New Location:
1311 63rd Street, Emeryville, CA 94608
fax: 415-442-0720

NORTHERN REGIONAL OFFICE
744 P St., MS 8-13-25, Sacramento, CA  95814
916-651-6254 
fax: 916-651-6568

SOUTHERN REGIONAL OFFICE
213-514-5663
fax: 213-514-5664

CENTRAL VALLEY OFFICE
559-228-4080
fax: 559-228-4099

Eligibility

  • Current or former foster youth 14-24