After entering the Transitional Living Program, each youth works with a Case Manager. Together they develop an individualized plan to achieve permanent, stable housing. Residents work towards increased levels of independence.
Our Transitional Living Program Case Manager helps residents stay on track to meet goals, while providing encouragement and motivation.
Independent Living Coaches assist residents with keeping their schedules, meal preparation, and clean up. They supervise chores and provide support for youth increasing life skills.
- Develop individualized goals for education, employment and housing
- Be actively involved in daily living tasks to maintain the health and safety of their living space.
- Participate on a Youth Council, offering input on program policies and activities.
- Expected and assisted to enroll in an educational or vocational program and/or to be employed.
- Provides life skills training through a bi-monthly educational group
- Assigns tasks and activities based on the results of a life skills assessment
- Assists youth in increasing their savings by developing and monitoring a savings plan
- Provides referrals to other services
- Assists youth in developing a plan to obtain permanent housing through use of a housing assessment, workshops on maintaining housing, and facilitating transitions to permanent housing programs and private landlords.
Independent Living Coaches provide:
- Day-to-day care of residents and their children
- Maintain a safe and secure environment
- Ensure all policies, procedures, and “house rules” are followed
- Assist residents with life skills development
- Serve as positive role models
- Work closely with the Case Manager to make sure residents follow case plans
About the admittance process
About the levels of increasing rights & responsibilities