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Vacant Texas Nursing Home May Become Transitional Housing for Foster Youth

A nonprofit in southeast Texas is turning a former nursing home into about 25 transitional apartments for kids aging out of foster care.

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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.


Housing First Versus Transitional Housing: Neither Alone is the Answer

Kerry Morrison full-heartedly agrees that transitional shelters are an essential part of the equation of successfully solving this homeless crisis along with the housing-first approach. Morrison is the executive director of Hollywood Property Owners Alliance as well as a commissioner at Los Angeles Homeless Services Authority (LASHA).

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Advocates Bravely Seek Outcomes, Answers Over Safe Politics

Transitional Housing Program Plus-Foster Care is a model approved by California in 2010 as the highest-end support system for 18- to 21-year-old foster youth, a residential program that offers practical and emotional support to teens who could not return home and were never placed with an adoptive family or guardian.


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.