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Transitional Housing

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Transitional Housing Programs (THP)

20% of youth who age out of foster care immediately become homeless. The THP fights this statistic by providing these youth with safe apartment housing. Rent and utilities are paid for and basic home furnishing is provided. Participants also receive life-skills classes, professional support and essential linkages to ensure a self-sufficient life after graduating from the program.

Transitional Housing Program Video Produced with a grant from New York Film Academy - Los Angeles Director: Lucia Florez; Producer: Drama Del Rosario: Director of Photography: Faisal Aldakheel: Sound Mixer: Asem Nurlanova: Editor: Lucia Florez

David and Margaret is one of the leading regional providers of services and programs for young adults transitioning out of foster care and into independent living. Some of the services provided include:

  • case management
  • life skills workshops, such as money management, cooking, and more
  • social events such as outings to museums, etc.
  • vocational training
  • paid internships
  • individual mental health services
  • career coaching
  • educational support including high school diploma completion and pursuing post secondary degrees

For more information

Talk to your county social worker, or come to one of our orientations held every Wednesday from 1:00-4:00 p.m. in the Transitional Living Programs Department, Whitney Building, First Floor. 

D&M offers different types of independent living programs for young adults.

For 18-21 year olds with open cases at DCFS (If you are interested and your case is closed, click here for assistance):

For 21-25 year olds who have a closed DCFS case: 

Rapid Re-Housing program for young adults over 18 years of age that focuses on moving youth that are homeless into housing as quickly as possible

  • For information please send an email  regarding the Rapid Re-housing program. 

For more info about Transitional Living Programs for youth aging out of foster care, please reach out to:

Brianna Ascenio
Administrative assistant (909) 596-5921 x3226

We are the THP

Bri went through David & Margaret's residential foster care program & the Transitional Living Program and now she works as a peer mentor offering unique support & guidance other professionals can't.

Carl was a young man, working two jobs, but still he faced homelessness.

Get to know Wayne Wolcott, Transitional Housing Program Supervisor & passionate advocate for youth and young adults with a history of foster care!

Dave & Maggie's Cafe debuts art exhibit by youth with a history of foster care

Luis was 6 years old when he was picked up from school and placed into foster care. Through many struggles he's managed to grow into an extraordinary young man.

Starting this month, the walls at Dave and Maggie's Café will feature art by young adults who are part of the Transitional Housing Programs.

Meet Jazmin Coronado; a bright and hard working individual. At 18 years old she was living in a car, and

Meet Domeo, newest intern at Dave and Maggie's Café!

Maria was born into the foster system, living with a variety of foster families and attending many schools. “My experience? It was good, all my social workers were nice, friendly...

Meet 19-year-old Luis Torres and you can feel energy radiating from him like heat. He seems excited about pretty much everything, even leaving his apartment at 5 a.m. to get to his new job at the San Gabriel Valley Conservation Corps in Pomona.

Our Impact This Year

  • Youth & Families Served

    848

  • Volunteer Hours

    7767

  • Youth Internship Hours

    3846

  • Housing Provided

    96

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