Youth Empowerment & Success (YES) Hawai‘i is new program administered by Family Programs Hawai‘i, in partnership with EPIC ‘Ohana and the Department of Human Services."Empowering young people impacted by foster care."

Apply for Geist Scholarship now

Are you a senior in high school?  A returning college student?

Current and former foster youth who are planning to attend college in the Fall 2018 semester should apply for the Geist Scholarship now.  You will need to request and upload a transcript from your high school or college as soon as possible.  The deadline is 1/31/18.  In addition to the Geist Scholarship, Hawaii Community Foundation administers millions of dollars worth of other scholarships.  Students can search and apply for many different scholarships at the same site.  Here is the link to the application https://www.hawaiicommunityfoundation.org/students

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Surf with YES!

YES Oahu is partnering with Surfrider Spirit Sessions to offer a free surf lesson to current and former foster youth.  We are limited to 15 participants, so call us now and reserve your spot.  We meet on Saturday morning, January 27th.  Details are on the flyer below.

Surf Event