Epworth’s Transitional and Independent Living Programs

The Transitional/Independent Living Programs teach important life skills including budgeting, job readiness and parenting in an apartment setting. The ultimate goal is for youth to care for themselves emotionally, physically and financially.
Participant Requirements for both programs:
  • Unable to find appropriate family placement
  • High school diploma, general equivalency degree, or willingness to earn HSD or HiSet while in the program
  • Able to maintain employment
  • Capable of making responsible personal decisions with minimal adult supervision

Transitional Living Program
  • Apartment living for 11 young adults in a newly renovated secure building with 24-hour support
  • Daily contact by Epworth's professional staff
  • Individualized training in daily living skills including budgeting, cooking, shopping and more
  • Minimal financial assistance, access to community resources, assistance with setting and accomplishing personal goals, and guidance in coping with daily stressors

Independent Living Program
  • Assistance in locating and obtaining apartments for participants in the community
  • Two to 10 hours of weekly contact by Epworth's professional staff
  • Individualized training in daily living skills, including budgeting, cooking, shopping, and more
  • Minimal financial assistance, access to community resources, assistance with setting and accomplishing personal goals, and guidance in coping with daily stressors

For more information contact:
314.222.4857
communityservices@epworth.org
6816 Washington Ave.
University City, MO 63130
314.222.4857
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