This manual is for foster youth and former foster youth and will give you an understanding of the resources available to you as you transition to adulthood. There are many services available to you that you might not even know about, such as continued Medi-Cal coverage (health insurance), tuition assistance, tutoring, and scholarship opportunities.
Exemptions allow you to keep certain assets after bankruptcy. Here is a list of some commonly used California exemptions.
This is a “fill-in-the-blanks” version of our “No Contact” letter that you can download, print, fill out, and send to creditors.
Instructions for how to manage your student loan debts.
Instructions for how to get a free credit report from all three credit reporting agencies, which anyone is entitled to receive at no cost once a year.
A listing of various agencies and services throughout Southern California that offer free and low-cost bankruptcy assistance.