Facing Rising Homelessness, Los Angeles Adds Hundreds of Beds for Older Foster Youths
The Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors voted to boost housing options for transition-age foster youth at its meeting on Tuesday. Two separate investments totaling nearly $9.4 million will open up 237 transitional beds for foster youth at the greatest risk of homelessness over the next year.
Los Angeles Expanding Support Services to Older Foster Youth
Note: This story was updated on Oct. 30 Los Angeles County is looking to license more providers to receive referrals for Transitional Housing Program-Foster Care (THP-FC), an option created for 18- to 21-year-olds that choose to remain in the state’s newly expanded foster care system.