Butte Independent Living

Foster children face a difficult transition into adult life. We work with county placement agencies; foster parents, and other professionals by providing resources and opportunities.

We have structured our program to provide personal support as a main function including the following:

  • Return to Foster Care – JV 466 Request to Return to Juvenile Juris.

  • Life and employment skills training

  • Experiential groups

  • Health and safety

  • Banking and consumer purchasing

  • Community resource knowledge

  • Assistance with college application, registration and financial aid

  • Group Learning Opportunities and Social Events

  • Ansell Casey Life Skills Assessment

  • Community service opportunities

  • Obtain personal documents

  • Work experience through ILP Store

  • Volunteer opportunities through ILP gives back

Who is Eligible for Butte County Independent Living Program (ILP)?

  • Current or former foster children

  • 16 – 21 years of age

  • Referred by County Social Worker or Probation Officer

  • Voluntary participation


After Care Services for Emancipated Youth

  • One on one services via After-care Specialist

  • Outcome Tracking and individual support

  • Vocational/Life Skills Assessment

  • Vocational - Butte College Career Center

  • Initial Needs and Assessment

  • Toll Free Number 1-888-893-4011

  • THP+ referrals

Do not go where the path may lead, go instead where there is no path and leave a trail.

Ralph Waldo Emerson

Independent Living Program Store
3860 Morrow Lane, Suite B Chico CA 95928

Christina Porter, M.S.W.
Butte County ILP Coordinator
530-893-1614 Ext. 240

Monday-Thursday 9-5:30
Friday 9-4:30
Closed SAT and SUN.