Knight Alliance Program (Foster Care Youth) (First Generation)
The mission of the Knight Alliance Network (KAN) mentoring program provides guidance, support, resources, advocacy, financial literacy, and a place of belonging for foster care youth enrolled at the University of Central Florida.
Our goal is to provide support services and a place where students can have a voice, support services and resources as they persist towards graduation at UCF. The KAN mentoring program clarifies the college experience, assists students as they navigate through the university landscape, and helps students prepare for success. We serve as a one-stop shop for foster care youth at UCF.
Population served: A. Students who were in formal and informal relative care or foster care in high school; B. Students who were classified as a Ward of the State while enrolled in high school ; C. Students who were adopted.