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Program: Independent Living Program & Extended Foster Care Program

Agency: COUNTY OF VENTURA, HUMAN SERVICE AGENCY (HSA)


Resource Number: 3898182
Spanish name: Servicios para Jovenes

Description
Offers support services for in-care transitional-age youth, youth who have already aged out, or emancipated from foster care. Services include
  • Housing
  • Education 
  • Mentoring
  • Self-sufficiency skills 
  • Basic living skills
  • Case management

The Extended Foster Care Program allows youth to stay in foster care until age 21, as long as they meet eligibility requirements. Program is voluntary. Emancipated youth decides if they want to stay in foster care. Anyone interested will need to meet with their social worker or probation officer, go to court, and continue to meet the eligibility requirements.


Program Phones:
805-240-2700Phone
Main Number

Website: www.vchsa.org

Location information
Ventura Children & Family Services Center  
Location: 4651 Telephone Road, Suite 300

Ventura, CA 93003
(Map)

Hours of operation
Program Hours:

Open:
Closed:
Mon
8am
5pm
Tue
8am
5pm
Wed
8am
5pm
Thu
8am
5pm
Fri
8am
5pm


Disabilities Access: ADA accessible.
Mailing Address: 4651 Telephone Road, Suite 300, Ventura, CA 93003

Program Delivery
Eligibility: -Independent Living Program -Youth between 15 to 18 years of age.

-Extended Foster Care Program(an extension of the Independent Living Program) - At age 18, the youth can decide to remain in foster care until the age of 21. They need to meet eligibility criteria and maintain monthly contact, in-person contact, with their social worker.
Languages: Spanish, English
Application Process: Call for intake. Youth needs to be in an open case. If youth wants to re-enter, call and ask for the Youth Services Division, and request to speak to the Officer of the Day.
Program Fees: Call for fee information
Documents Required: Case management referral from the ongoing social worker to the YSD Unit.
Defined coverage area:
CA-Ventura County


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