History of THP-Plus & THP+FC

  • 2001

    AB 427 establishes THP-Plus.

  • 2002

    THP-Plus is de-linked from STEP.

    2002

  • 2003

    3 counties implement THP-Plus.

  • 2004

    THP-Plus changes to an annual allocation.

    2004

  • 2005

    Eligibility extends to age 24, 5 counties implement THP-Plus.

  • 2006

    60% county share of cost removed, 16 counties implement THP-Plus.

    2006

  • 2007

    39 counties implement THP-Plus.

  • 2008

    THP-Plus Participant Tracking System is launched.

    2008

  • 2009

    50 counties implement THP-Plus, the program serves over 2,000 youth for the first time & the THP-Plus state budget is reduced by $5 M for FY 2009-10.

  • 2010

    THP-Plus state budget reduced slightly to $35.4 M for FY 2010-11.

    2010

  • 2011

    51 counties implement THP-Plus over FY 2010-11. The THP-Plus budget is realigned from the state to the counties under the Governor’s 2011 Realignment of Child Welfare Services.

  • 2012

    Extended foster care implementation begins, the THP+FC licensing & rate structure is established & THP-Plus is still serving over 2,000 youth annually.

    2012

  • 2013

    THP+FC serves its first 305 youth over FY 2012-13, with 273 youth in the program as of 7/1/13. Some counties begin to make THP-Plus capacity reductions & the number of youth served drops to just above 2,000.

  • 2014

    THP+FC continues to grow with 1,031 youth in the program as of 7/1/14, while THP-Plus is on a decline. SB 1252 passes, allowing youth enrolled in school to participate in THP-Plus for 36 months and up to age 25 at counties’ option.

    2014

  • 2015

    THP+FC serves over 2,400 youth over FY 2014-15, with 1,436 youth in the program as of 7/1/15. THP-Plus continues on a decline, serving 1,696 youth. The THP+FC Participant Tracking System is launched.

  • 2016

    19 counties implement the THP-Plus extension established by SB 1252. THP+FC serves over 3,000 youth over FY 2015-16, while the number of youth served by THP-Plus remains stagnant.

    2016

  • 2017

    21 counties implement the THP-Plus extension. 1,661 youth are placed in THP+FC as of 4/1/17.

  • 2018

    27 counties implement the THP-Plus extension. 1,916 youth are placed in THP+FC as of 7/1/18, and the number of youth served by THP-Plus increases the first time since FY 2008-09, with 1,318 youth in THP-Plus as of 7/1/18.

    2018