THP-Plus Foster Care
One-Third of California Foster Youth Leave Transitional Housing Involuntarily, Report Finds
More than a third of older foster youth in transitional housing placements in California were involuntarily removed, according to a new report. A John Burton Advocates for Youth report looks at how youth in California used the Transitional Housing Placement-Plus (THP-Plus) and THP-Plus Foster Care (THP+FC) programs during the 2016-2017 year and how they fared upon exiting, in addition to other data.
Report Analyzes California’s THP-Plus and THP+FC Foster Care Programs
A new report from the John Burton Foundation examines trends related to utilization of California’s Transitional Housing Placement-Plus (THP-Plus) and THP-Plus Foster Care (THP+FC) programs during the 2015-2016 year. In 2001, the California state legislature created the THP-Plus Program in response to high rates of homelessness among former foster youth.