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THP-PLUS – Are Married Youth Eligible?

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 […]

Is there a Waiting Period for Re-Entry?

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 […]