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Palomar College Learning For Success

Former Foster Youth

Counseling Services Division


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Foster Youth Retention Success and Transition

The FYRST Program is committed to serving students in reaching academic, career, and personal success. Our goal is to support students in becoming successful through providing educational, career, and life skills services. We are dedicated in promoting a sense of community and advocating for FYRST students.

FYRST’s objective is to serve former and current foster youth by providing services and accommodations that promote higher success rates within the foster youth community. Our mission is to provide a sense of belonging and purpose for our foster youth students. We thrive to create equal opportunities and promote access to resources, which allow students to achieve their goals and dreams.


Counseling Department