Transitional Housing Placement is a program for foster youth age 16-18. This program was created to assist youth in becoming independent before 18.

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In this program, youth live with a live-in mentor and, generally, one other youth, in a roommate situation.

This is a great program to give youth extra help and time to gain independence. The youth get a first-time experience paying their own bills, grocery shopping, and taking care of themselves.

Listed below are all the areas this program assists youth.


Learning how to learn is life’s most important skill.

Tony Buzan

Transitional Housing Program for Non Minor Dependents

Transitional Housing Program for Non Minor Dependents (THP NMD) was created in 2012.

This program has been an excellent addition in helping youth gain independence.  Our goal for the program is to help youth gain the confidence and skills to live a successful life after foster care. Foster youth are able to get their own apartments and learn all the skills necessary to care for themselves long term.  Listed below are all of the areas this program assists youth.

Learning to learn is the most important thing...
  • Career Development

  • Work Experience/Internships

  • Safety Skills

  • Sexual Health

  • Financial Health

  • Education/ Financial Assistance

  • College Preparedness

  • Cooking/ Nutrition

  • Shopping on a Budget

  • Daily Living Skills

  • Healthy Relationship Skills

  • Mental Health

  • Volunteer Work

  • 24 hour on call Social Worker

  • Monthly Peer Events

  • Other Skills such as learning transpiration systems, obtaining legal documents such as CDL, Birth Certificates or SSC.


True individual freedom cannot exist without economic security and independence.

Franklin D. Roosevelt

THP Plus

This is a contracted program located in Butte County. This is for youth age 18-24 that are no longer in care.