Our Mission and History
The mission of UC Riverside’s Office of Foster Youth Services (FYSS) is to provide a network of resources to students who are transitioning from the foster care system to adulthood to facilitate their successful pursuit of higher education.
Staff & Steering Committee
Our staff and steering committee members are here to help you maximize UCR’s resources to achieve student success.
Academic Resource Center, Assistant Director for Academic Mentoring Programs
Phone: (951) 827-5469
School of Medicine, Assistant Director
Phone: (951) 827-7856
Former UCR staff member
Joseph Patrick Posadas
The Seed Program, Co-founder
Retired from UCR
Retired from UCR, employed at Redlands Community Hospital
Omonike (Nikki) Hutchinson
CARE, Assistant Director of Advocacy
Phone: (951) 827-2783