Browsing the blog archives for March, 2010

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The Governor’s $120 million cut to Child Welfare Services ($80 million General Fund)… dramatically reduces services across multiple programs, which together, form the backbone of California’s child welfare system, including child welfare workers, emancipation stipends, support for relative caregivers, THP-Plus and Chafee grants. And, though the cut translates into a mere 0.4% savings in the […]

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March 18, 2010 in Uncategorized

THP-Plus Funding in Jeopardy

Thanks to our wonderful supporters and donors, the YWCA Santa Monica / Westside’s Housing and Education Program operates completely on private donations. As such, our transitional housing program for former foster youth is not in jeopardy of closing due to proposed budget cuts to the State’s THP-Plus program. However, nearly 1,400 youth served by THP-Plus […]

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March 8, 2010 in Advocacy