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Butte - Independent Living Program

Foster children face a difficult transition into adult life. We work with county placement agencies; foster parents, and other professionals by providing resources and opportunities.

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We have structured our program to provide personal support as a main function including the following:


  • Moving Out: A Budgeting Guide.
  • Return to Foster Care JV 466 Request to Return to Juvenile Juris.
  • Life and employment skills training
  • Experiential groups
  • Health and safety
  • Banking and consumer purchasing
  • Community resource knowledge
  • Assistance with college application, registration and financial aid
  • Group Learning Opportunities and Social Events
  • Ansell Casey Life Skills Assessment
  • Community service opportunities
  • Obtain personal documents
  • Work experience through ILP Store
  • Volunteer opportunities through ILP gives back


Who is Eligible for Butte County Independent Living Program (ILP):

  • Current or former foster children
  • 16 21 years of age
  • Referred by County Social Worker or Probation Officer
  • Voluntary participation


After Care Services (Emancipated Youth):

  • One on one services via After-care Specialist
  • Outcome Tracking and individual support
  • Vocational/Life Skills Assessment
  • Vocational - Butte College Career Center
  • Initial Needs and Assessment
  • Toll Free Number 1-888-893-4011
  • THP+ referrals


Other resource opportunities:

I.L.P. Store
3860 Morrow Ln
Chico, CA 95928


Monday-Thursday: 10am-5pm
*Closed Friday

Christina Porter, M.A.
Butte County ILP Coordinator
530-893-1614 Ext. 240

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Email Us At:

Chico Office
2577 California Park Drive
Chico, CA 95928

Phone: (530) 893-1614
Toll Free: (888) 893-8933
Telecommunications relay service: Dial 7-1-1
Fax: (530) 893-5026
Voice Mail: (530) 893-2316

MON-THUR8:30 AM to 5:00 PM
FRI8:30 AM to 4:00 PM

Redding Office
2770 Pioneer Drive
Redding, CA 96001

Phone: (530) 365-9197
Toll Free: (888) 893-9197
Telecommunications relay service: Dial 7-1-1
Fax: (530) 365-9268
Voice Mail: (530) 365-9260

MON-THUR8:30 AM to 5:00 PM
FRI8:30 AM to 4:00 PM

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