Welcome to WOU'sĀ Fostering Collegiate Success initiative!

Check in here for updates on FCS activity and events, internship and volunteer opportunities, and Wolves Fostering Hope club activity. For more information about Fostering Collegiate Success, to get involved in FCS or Wolves Fostering Hope, or for help getting connected to resources, contact FCS co-chairs Emily Plec at plece@wou.edu, Karen Sullivan-Vance at sullivak@wou.edu, or Shannon Simich atshannons@polkyouthservices.com

Use this page, and the menu at the top, to access a variety of services and resources at Western in the areas of academic support and career services, health, safety and wellness, and student support and campus involvement. In addition, find links and information to local and national foster groups and services like the Independent Living Program and the Oregon Foster Youth Connection, as well as a variety of financial aid information and resources. On our Fostering Connections page you can find our list of WOU liaisons who have had experience with the foster care system and/or attended FCS foster awareness training. Contact our liaisons for specific help in academic and other college life or WOU related areas, to get help finding resources, or just to talk with someone. They want to connect with you!