Supplemental Education Transition Planning Program (SETuP)

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The goal of SETuP Program is to support and prepare foster youth for higher education opportunities through:

  • Credit retrieval
  • Earning HS Diploma/Completing GED
  • Identifying and setting postsecondary educational goals
  • Preparing for postsecondary education
  • Identifying sources of financial aid
  • Completing FAFSA
  • Applying for scholarships
  • Applying for post-secondary education
  • Bridging healthy/supportive relationships

The SETuP is voluntary and is open to all youth that meet eligibility. Children's Administration contracts with local community based agencies throughout the State for Support Services.


The youth is eligible for SETuP if:

  • They are in foster care in Washington State
  • Between the ages of 14-18
  • Pursuing a degree other than Theology
  • Enrolled in High School or a recognized GED program

Priority is given to eligible foster youth if:

  • They are not currently served or are receiving limited services by any other educational program
  • Passport to College Scholarship eligible youth

Program Manager

Dae Shogren