The Massachusetts Department of Children & Families offers a variety of support to help foster youth finance their post-secondary education. Please review DCF Educational and Vocational Support Services (pdf) for scholarship and grant programs that are available to foster youth.
For more information on each of these programs, students, social workers and college administrators can contact:
For more information on DCF Adolescent Services, please review Massachusetts Health and Human Services' Adolescent Services Website
Helpful points of contact for DCF affiliated Foster Youth at UMass Lowell are:
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