Ensuring Stability and Success for Youth Tenants in THP-Plus

Youth Law Center and Bay Area Legal Aid have created a new resource that we hope will be useful to your advocacy. Ensuring Stability and Success for Youth Tenants in THP-Plus was developed to help civil legal advocates initiate capacity-building conversations about transition planning with THP-Plus providers and the county agencies that oversee them. THP-Plus is a transitional program for former foster […]

Six Immediate Steps for THP-Plus Stability

Youth Law Center, in partnership with John Burton Advocates for Youth and Bay Area Legal Aid, has developed a resource to promote housing stability among youth in California’s Transitional Housing Program-Plus (THP-Plus). THP-Plus programs provide transitional housing and supportive services for former foster youth between the ages of 18 and 24, and sometimes up to […]

Transitional House Program-Plus (THP-Plus) – YLC Fact Sheet

Transitional Housing Program-Plus (THP-Plus) is a transitional housing placement program designed to provide housing and supportive services to former foster youth who are 18 to 24 years of age. This fact sheet discusses Transitional Housing Program-Plus.

Transitional Housing Placement Program (THPP) and Transitional Housing Placement-Plus Foster Care (THP+FC) – YLC Fact Sheet

Transitional Housing Placement Program (THPP) is a transitional housing placement for youth in foster care ages 16 to 18, and Transitional Housing Placement-Plus Foster Care (THP+FC) is a transitional housing placement for nonminor dependents (NMDs), ages 18 to 21. This fact sheet discusses these transitional housing placement programs which offer supervised transitional housing services to […]

Legal Rights of Teens in Out of Home Care (2014)

This booklet, based on California law, covers some of the concerns of a youth in out-of-home care, including types of placements, guardianship, independent living, role of the courts, visitation, confidentiality, pregnancy, money, religion, driving, emancipation and rights and responsibilities of youth in out-of-home care, group or foster homes

Policy Brief – Transition to Postsecondary Education and Training Programs

California Foster Youth Education Task Force’s policy brief on transition to postsecondary education and training programs describes laws that support increased access to information about post secondary options and possible courses of action to help former foster youth transition to postsecondary education and training.