The law, SB 654, allows foster youth placed with non-related legal guardians on or after their 8th birthday to receive ILP services whether they have an open case or not. Continue Reading →
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.
As long as you are physically and mentally able to benefit from ILP services, you are eligible for ILP. Continue Reading →
Yes! ILP services are available to both foster and probation youth who are in suitable placement.
If your case is closed, you are eligible for ILP services if: Continue Reading →
If you are eligible for ILP, it doesn’t matter if your case is open or closed. Continue Reading →
You have the right to decline to participate in ILP. Continue Reading →
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 →
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 →
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 →
The amount of available ILP funds depends on the federal and state budget. Continue Reading →