Educational Training Vouchers (ETV)

Youth Who Have Aged Out of Foster Care

Youth who have aged out of foster care any where in the United State and its territories can receive financial assistance in acquiring vocational and technical training or attending a college or university. Financial assistance is also available to youth who were adopted from foster care on or after their 16th birthday. In order to receive the educational voucher, you must attend an accredited school, minimally part-time and maintain a grade point average of 2.0 and/or make satisfactory progress in your education goals.

What Does the Voucher Cover?

  • Tuition and fees
  • Room and Board
  • Transportation for school attendance
  • Personal computer, calculator, and software
  • Child care expenses
  • Miscellaneous personal expenses
  • Books and school supplies

If you qualify for an Educational Training Voucher, you can receive up to $5,000 per school year.

The Children's Cabinet

Children's Cabinet Logo

The Children's Cabinet
1090 S. Rock Blvd
Reno, Nevada 89502
(775) 856-6200
1(800) 741-3218
Website: http://www.childrenscabinet.org

The State of Nevada supplements Federal funding with the Assistance to Former Foster Youth Program. This fund was specifically created to assist former foster youth from the Nevada foster care system to achieve economic self-sufficiency and independence as an adult. These services include the following:

  • Household goods
  • Job training, housing assistance
  • Case management assistance
  • Medical Insurance