Youth-In-Custody (YIC)

Overview

Youth-In-Custody education services at the Utah State Board of Education provides services and interventions for individuals under the age of 21 who are in custody of or receiving services from the Utah Department of Human Services or an equivalent Native American tribe, or who are being held in a juvenile detention facility.

Through contracts with local school districts, we provide educational administrative and support services for eligible students. We are committed to providing equitable educational experiences and quality learning opportunities for students in a variety of custody situations and placement settings.

Regulation 

R277-709: Education Programs Serving Youth in Custody | Title R547: Human Services, Juvenile Justice Services
Utah Office of Administrative Rules

Utah Coordinating Council for Youth In Care (UCCYIC)

Title 53E-3-503: Education of Individuals in Custody of or Receiving Services from Certain State Agencies, Establishment of Coordinating Council, Advisory Councils
The Utah Coordinating Council for Youth In Care was established by the Department of Human Services (DHS) and the Utah State Board of Education pursuant to a directive by the 1979 Utah State Legislature. 

Utah Coordinating Council for Youth in Care (UCCYIC) 2018-2019 Members 
The Council operates under guidelines developed and approved by the two sponsoring state agencies, Department of Human Services and the Utah State Board of Education.

Resources

Ensuring Educational Stability for Children in Foster Care

Office of Licensing
Utah Department of Human Services Licensing

Residential Treatment Centers (RTCs) and Education

Youth Education Coordinating Form

Youth In Care Required Intake Information

Statewide

Educating Youth in State Care
Utah Department of Human Services

The Judicial Branch of the Navajo Nation

Utah Department of Commerce Division of Occupational and Professional Licensing (DOPL)

Utah State Board of Education Adult Education

Youth Providers Association, Inc. (YPA)

Youth Services
Utah Department of Human Services Child and Family Services

National

Casey Family Programs

Coalition for Juvenile Justice (CJJ)

Legal Center for Foster Care and Education
American Bar Association (ABA) Center on Children and the Law

National Juvenile Justice Network (NJJN)

National Partnership for Juvenile Services (NPJS)

Collaborating Agencies

Utah Department of Human Services: 

Workforce Services Rehabilitation

Best Practices

The National Technical Assistance Center for the Education of Neglected or Delinquent Children and Youth (NDTAC)

Correctional Education in Juvenile Justice Facilities | Individuals with Disabilities Education Act (IDEA or IDEA, Part B) Letter
United States Department of Education

Scholarships

Education Resources
Utah Department of Human Services Child and Family Services

Olene S. Walker Transition to Adult Living (TAL) Scholarship and Mentor Program
Salt Lake Community College (SLCC) Office of Diversity and Multicultural Affairs