Serve the educational needs of group home placed foster youth
Group home foster youth residing in Orange County
Orange County dependents or wards of the court residing in group homes.
How referrals are made to the program
The youth's social worker or probation officer makes a referral for case reviews and educational liaison services.
Varies depending on the service.
Primary Services Provided
CORE provides educational information to the Social Services Agency and Probation Department. This information is used to update the Health and Education Passport and provide social workers and probation officers with students' educational status. Educational information may include grades, credits completed, immunizations and IEP if applicable. Weekly case reviews are conducted of group home youth at risk for school failure. Two educational liaisons assist youth with educational and/or vocational services to support successful high school graduation and career goals.