Education Training Voucher (ETV)

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Provided by: Supporting Foster Youth and Families through the Pandemic Act

  • What is ETV?

    ETV is an Education Training Voucher that helps fund the cost of attending a post-secondary institution, including tuition, technology, and various supports.

  • What is the goal?

    The ETV is to help support foster youth in continuing their educational training after being affected by the pandemic.

  • Who is eligible to receive the voucher?

    • Youth who have been in foster care and are now between the ages of 18-22.
    • Youth living in Connecticut and can demonstrate prior involvement in the foster care system.
    • Youth who had been on track to attend or were attending post-secondary institutions or programs but had their education interrupted due to the COVID-19 pandemic.

  • Who funds ETV?

    Funding is provided by Connecticut Department of Children and Families.