Landing in the Wrong Place to Live | THP in Sutter County

When foster children age out of the system and need somewhere to live, they are often faced with few appealing choices. It’s hard to earn enough money to support yourself right after high school, and many foster children don’t even have the benefit of a high school diploma to lean on. As a result, the housing that many young people in this position find is jail. Incarceration rates are much higher for former foster children than the general population, and that is simply because they face such a challenge once [...]