Student Support Center

Foster Youth Services (ESP)

Foster Youth Services (ESP)

NextUP/Guardian Scholars

An Academic Support Service
Available Exclusively
For Current or Former
Foster Youth

Creating a pathway for
Academic Success!

Commitment to prosperity





NextUP/Guardian Scholars Program is an academic support service committed to advocacy, providing personal growth and economic opportunity for its diverse foster youth student population through education. NextUP/GSP is dedicated to student academic success, personal attention, and empowering participating student's to be successful in their educational endeavors.


NextUP/Guardian Scholars Program values the potential to succeed and the formation of relationships. Providing assistance with academic resources, mentorship, financial needs and community resources, ESP puts the needs of foster youth first by allowing them to pursue their educational goals.

Program Eligibility Requirements:

Current or Former Foster Youth ages 26 or younger. Must have spent at least one day in foster care with verification included. If placed in Sacramento County you can receive your verification information at the number (877)846-1602. Must be in at least 6 units unless recieving services from DSPS. Interested? Contact the staff below. 

San Francisco State University Regional Recognition -CRC ESP Spring 2018 Graduates

Justin Martinez, Shyaneeka Jackson, Shyan Borden Allen, and Rachel Gonzalez




ESP staff and students enjoyed some bowling on 4/13/18
ESP Bowling 4-13-18

Important Dates Calendar for Spring 2019

Dates Calendar



Click link below to view ESP brochure 

Enriched Scholars Program 

 For more information regarding resources available contact Aujonique Dismukes and Raeesah Waqia  at
(916) 691-7075 or by
email at: DismukA (at) crc [dot] losrios [dot] 

Where to Find Us

Location: Library Building, L-125C (1st Floor in the Student Access Center)

Mon-Thurs: 8:30 am - 5:00 pm
Friday: 8:30am - 4:30 pm

Phone: (916) 691-7075