Foster Youth Services

The Bear Cub Scholars and NextUp Programs provide services to current or former foster youth attending Santa Rosa Junior College. Our mission is to empower our students by providing them with the support they need to reach their academic goals.  We offer academic counseling, financial assistance, and educational resources to encourage a successful and enriching college experience for all of the students we serve.


  Services can include: Graduation program, orchid lei & cowbell

  Academic Counseling

  Priority Registration

  Book & Supply Grants

  On-campus Dining Hall Meal Cards

  Emergency Grants

  Parking Permits

  Referrals for On-campus and Off-campus Resources

  Emergency Food & Gas Cards

  Workshops

  College Transfer Assistance
 


 

We also offer our Bear Cub Academy every summer for new incoming students.  This two-day program is designed to prepare students for their transition to college. For more information about any of our programs, please call 707-521-7812 or email nextup@santarosa.edu.  You can also follow us on Facebook or Instagram.

If you are interested in donating to our foster youth programs, please go to this SRJC Foundation link and designate your gift to "BEAR CUB SCHOLARS."