Q: I work for Child Protective Services and would like to know whether youth in Non-Related Legal Guardianships (NRLG) are eligible for placement in a Supervised Independent Living Placement (SILP) or in a transitional housing placement (THP+FC). Also, is there a certain age these youth had to have gone into the guardianship to be eligible […]
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Q: Are there any restrictions regarding married former foster youth applying for the THP-Plus program? A: No, there is no restriction regarding married former foster youth participating in THP-Plus. If they are otherwise THP-Plus-eligible, youth who are married can participate in THP-Plus. Youth are eligible for THP-Plus who were in foster care or out-of-home probation on or […]
Q: I’m a county worker with a young man who has a medical marijuana card, living in one of our THP+FC sites. His medical marijuana card says he has to smoke it within the confinements of his own home, however the provider does not want him smoking in the house. Is the provider required to permit him […]
No. It is not permitted to impose a waiting period of any duration before an otherwise eligible youth can re-enter foster care. To re-enter, the youth must sign a voluntary re-entry agreement (SOC 163), which provides the county with the authority for placement for 180 days. Once this is signed, foster care benefits begin the […]
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