Independent Scholars

If you’re currently a foster youth or previously received support through foster care, Chaffey College provides unique educational support through its Independent Scholars Program. The program supports students - as defined in Assembly Bill 194, chapter 458 – who are currently receiving foster care or an emancipated foster youth younger than 25 years old.

Independent Scholars Program students receive:

  • Priority Registration
  • Individual counseling support
  • Referrals to community and campus resources
  • Student support network
  • Mentoring
  • Book/supply assistance



Please email and schedule a counseling intake appointment.



Lindsy Lavalle
Counseling faculty