Category: THP

Transitional Housing Program Plus | The Importance of Education, Career, and Adventure

by Children First FFA

Transitional Housing Program Plus

Transitional Housing Program Plus Transitional Housing Program Plus | The Transitional Housing Program is an important piece of the puzzle for many foster youth who are moving into adulthood. These youth often do not have mentorship and can fall through the cracks. They can end up in situations less than ideal. Our social workers become…



Transitional Housing Sutter County | Director’s Corner

by Children First FFA

Transitional Housing Sutter County

Director’s Corner Transitional Housing Sutter County | Have I told you, this transitional housing program (THP) changes more lives than any other program I have participated in? That’s bold to say considering my 25 years of helping foster children. Did you know that many of our participants come to us without knowing or having basic…



Transitional Housing Red Bluff CA | A Second Chance For Foster Youth

by Children First FFA

Transitional Housing Red Bluff CA

Transitional Housing Red Bluff CA | I have been asked many times by both surprised county social workers and youth THP participants, “Why do you give a second chance?” and have heard statements like, “You can just put in a discharge notice on the youth, you don’t have to put up with this.” But we…



Aging Out of Foster Care | What Happens After Leaving Foster Care?

by Children First FFA

Aging Out of Foster Care

Aging Out of Foster Care | The foster care system is designed to care for children who do not have a stable, steady, or safe family life. While the system is largely successful in serving this mission, it is limited in what it can do for those individuals once they turn 18. Aging out of…



Housing for Former Foster Youth | What Happens After Leaving Foster Care?

by Children First FFA

Housing for Former Foster Youth

Housing for Former Foster Youth | The need for the foster care program is obvious, as it provides an opportunity for children without safe or stable family lives to grow and develop. However, children don’t stay young forever, and those kids will be vulnerable when they turn 18 and exit the foster program. With that…



Homeless Former Foster Youth | How Transitional Housing is Preventing Homelessness

by Children First FFA

Homeless Former Foster Youth

Homeless Former Foster Youth | High rates of homeless former foster youth are often reported in the foster care system – which is unfortunate, but reality. It feels like a failure of the system when former foster youth are not able to transition into successful, secure adult life. Fortunately, steps are being taken to improve…



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