New Life Youth and Family Services - Independent Living Program
New Life Youth and Family Services - Montgomery; Schwenksville
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2-1-1 SEPA - 2-1-1 SEPA
Description of Service
(Extended Alternative Group Living Environment)
To prepare young males, age 16 and above, making the transition from placement to independent living with the skills and resources necessary to become independent and productive members of society.
Home living environment.
Live-in house parent supervision.
Access to normal community life and activities.
Attendance in public school (whenever possible).
Availability of New Life Alternative School if needed.
Life skills assessment and life skills plan for each young person.
Formal and informal opportunities for life skills education with a level system leading to readiness for living independently.
Regular house group meetings.
Opportunity to continue individual treatment through community and New Life resources.
On-going guidance and support for the client’s next step whether it is returning to family, post high school training, the military, or living independently.
Opportunity for obtaining an apartment in the community as part of the Independent Living component of the program.
Life Skills Addressed:
Job Readiness & Training
Use of Transportation
Shopping & Cooking
Locating & Using Community Resources
Preparing for Transition to Independence
Counties: Bucks, Chester, Delaware, Montgomery; States: PA; Countries: USA