County partners set goal of increasing FAFSA completion rate to 65%
The FAFSA completion rate for foster youth high school seniors in L.A. County increased from 33% in 2018 to 61% in 2019. The L.A. County Office of Child Protection recently reported back to the County Board of Supervisors highlighting this progress of the foster youth FAFSA Challenge, led in partnership with John Burton Advocates for Youth (JBAY) and the OYC Foster Youth College Advancement Project (FYCAP). Building from this tremendous success, countywide partners have set a goal of increasing the rate to 65% in 2020.
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