ILP, which is funded by federal money and run by the county, can provide you with: Continue Reading →
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The goal of the Independent Living Program (ILP) is to help you reach your goals for independence and success and to prepare you to lead a healthy, productive, responsible, and self-sufficient life.
Is there a limit to the amount of ILP money I can get?
The amount of available ILP funds depends on the federal and state budget. Continue Reading →
What are some of the services I may be able to get through ILP?
Important Note: For any money you receive through ILP, you need to SAVE YOUR RECIEPTS so you can show how you spent the money they gave you. Continue Reading →
Why is the TILP so important?
For two reasons: (1) Because as a young person it is important to learn how to plan for your future and this is a tool to do so and (2) Because the TILP determines your financial benefits and ILP services (like housing, college financial aid, tutoring, and work clothing). Continue Reading →
What is a TILP?
The Transitional Independent Living Plan or “TILP” is a document that that provides the basis for all of the financial benefits and services you will receive as part of ILP (like housing, college financial aid, tutoring, and work clothes). Continue Reading →
What if I don’t want to participate in ILP?
You have the right to decline to participate in ILP. Continue Reading →
How do I sign up for ILP?
If you are eligible for ILP, it doesn’t matter if your case is open or closed. Continue Reading →
Am I eligible for ILP if my case is closed?
If your case is closed, you are eligible for ILP services if: Continue Reading →
Am I eligible for ILP if I’m on probation?
Yes! ILP services are available to both foster and probation youth who are in suitable placement.
Am I eligible for ILP if I have special needs?
As long as you are physically and mentally able to benefit from ILP services, you are eligible for ILP. Continue Reading →