Independent-Living Programs for Teens
For Teens: Independent Living Program - Partnership For Strong Families
Clients are provided with individual apartments, basic utilities and assistance in daily living expenses. These weekly meetings assist with independent living skills and connect clients with community resources. Participants are required to attend school, work and save a portion of their earnings. Development of a resume, obtaining job references, job hunting, completion of applications, interviewing skills and developing a positive work ethic. Advocacy with state and federal agencies, advocacy with the court system, advocacy with mental health providers. Work Readiness.
Transitional Living Program Fact Sheet
Download Brochure. While legally an adult at the age of 18, for most people, the transition to independence is a gradual one. Mark Courtney, the executive director of Partners for Our Children a Washington-based child welfare group , found that youth in foster care face significantly higher risks of homelessness, drug addiction, unemployment, early pregnancy and jail time upon turning 18 than the general population. There are more than 43, kids in the Florida foster care system, and each year, more than 1, of them reach adulthood. Independent Living provides foster kids in our area with the tools they need to become stable and productive adults.
Teen Transitional Living Program TTLP provides a safe, stable and supportive living environment to youth between the ages of 16 and 21 who meet the criteria for being a runaway or homeless youth. TTLP offers intensive case management and provides an array of services and programming to empower youth and teach skills they will need as they move from crisis to transitional to independence, self-sufficiency and sustainable living. Payment: No fee for our program.