Continuing Education & Job Training

Aims to increase the number of youth in foster care to continue education and create careers.

Family Programs Hawaii offers quality long term foster care through its offices in Honolulu and Hilo. Social Workers and staff team with foster parents, schools, birth families, and community services to assist youth in developing the knowledge and skills needed for self sufficiency.

Social work staff team with foster parents, schools, birth families and community services to assist youth in developing knowledge and skills needed for self sufficiency.

100%
Received High School Diplomas or GED
95%
Accepted into Secondary Education
85%
Completed more than 1 year of Secondary Education

Eligibility

This program is no longer accepting new youth. However, any child who received Casey services for at least one year is eligible to apply for post high school support through the Continuing Education and Job Training component.

Location

O‘ahu and East Hawai‘i (Hilo)

Services

• Continuing education and job training services for foster youth to prepare for adulthood
• Support for emancipating youth to help them become self-sufficient and successful adults
• Increase the number of foster youth graduating high school and continuing on to post-secondary education
• CEJT scholarship and financial aid

Funding

Casey Family Foundation

Judy Adviento, LCSW

Program Manager
"CEJT & FPH has given me the opportunity to obtain my education. I would not be successful today if FPH had not supported me, not only with my education but day-to-day life challenges."

–CEJT & eXcel student who has a Master’s in Social Work (MSW)
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