Frequently Asked Questions
Education funding is appropriated to individual school districts that provide education programs for youth from kindergarten to 12th grade. For more information about the YIC program, please visit the Utah State Office’s Website on Youth in Custody.
Click Here to see list of YIC programs, contact names, numbers, and locations.
Important InfoIf the school is unsure whether the child is eligible to participate in YIC programs, they should contact the caseworker. If the child is initially eligible to participate in YIC programs, the caseworker should keep educational staff informed of changes in the custody status of the child.
The Utah Juvenile Court, Utah State Office of Education and the Department of Human Services are committed to ensuring that the educational needs of youth in care are met. A data sharing code (53A-1-1409) between all three agencies went into effect on May 10, 2016. Click here for a copy of the statute.