The Supplemental Educational Transition Planning (SETuP) program provides one-on-one assistance for current and former foster youth, ages 13 through 21, in pursuing, persisting in and completing a plan for post-secondary education at no cost to them.
SETuP provides information about postsecondary education and training opportunities for youth enrolled in high school or a recognized GED program. It offers assistance with pre-college readiness, financial aid, college admissions applications, transportation, and housing.
Who does it serve?
- Youth 13 years old or Older (through 21 years of age) in
- Skagit County
- Whatcom County
- Island County
- San Juan County
- Snohomish County
1. Resident of Washington State;
2. Enrolled in high school or a recognized GED program;
3. Pursuing a degree other than Theology.
What services are provided?
A Supplemental Educational Transition Plan is created through coordinating with a high school counselor, information sharing and linkages to other services and programs.
- Youthnet staff accompany youth to meetings with the school counselor to ensure that everyone is clear about the educational choices available.
- A plan is developed to provide assistance through high school/GED completion so that a smooth transition to a post-secondary institution can take place. This can include:
- Available options
- Important high school classes
- How to apply for post-secondary programs including universities
- When and how to obtain Financial Aid