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Current and Former Foster Youth

EOPS Counseling Services Division


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COVID-19 FYRST Updates



Foster Youth Retention Success and Transition

Providing a sense of belonging and purpose for our foster youth students, we strive to create equal opportunities and promote access to resources which allow students to achieve their goals and dreams.


Attention FYRST Students: To schedule a FYRST counseling appointment, please call 760-744-1150 ext. 2449 or email at  When emailing, please let us know what days and times (morning or afternoon) work best for you and indicate if you would like a phone or Zoom (online) appointment as we are not offering in-person appointments at this time. If you have a phone appointment, your FYRST Counselor will call you at the start of the appointment. Please ensure that we have your correct phone number on e-services (MyPalomar). If you have a Zoom appointment, your FYRST Counselor will send you a Zoom link with instructions to your Palomar College email prior to the start of your appointment. Above all, we wish you safety and health during these times and know we are here to support you!


Contact Information:


Phone: 760-744-1150, Extension 3090