Child Welfare

Report Analyzes California’s THP-Plus and THP+FC Foster Care Programs

A new report from the John Burton Foundation examines trends related to utilization of California’s Transitional Housing Placement-Plus (THP-Plus) and THP-Plus Foster Care (THP+FC) programs during the 2015-2016 year. In 2001, the California state legislature […]

Child Welfare

The Family First Act is Long Overdue

A recent article by The Chronicle of Social Change Publisher Daniel Heimpel highlights comments and concerns about the Family First Prevention Services Act (FFPSA), which were voiced again last week by some California advocates. I found one […]

Child Welfare

California Bill to Increase Support for Pregnant Foster Youth Reaches Governor’s Desk

Whether to increase financial support for prenatal care and other needs of pregnant foster youth is in California Governor Jerry Brown’s hands, now that Assembly Bill (AB) 1838 has passed in both the Senate and Assembly. […]