Transitional & Independent Living Programs (TLP / ILP)

The Transitional and Independent Living Programs provide housing, case management, life skills education, and parenting skills education to older youth to prepare them for emotional, physical, and financial independence.


Transitional Living Program (TLP) features:
  • Apartment living for 11 young adults, ages 16 to 19, in a newly renovated secure building with 24-hour support
  • Daily contact by Epworth’s professional support
  • Individualized training in daily living skills including budgeting, cooking, grocery shopping, and more
  • Moderate financial assistance, access to community resources, assistance with setting and accomplishing personal goals, and guidance in coping with daily stressors

 

Independent Living Program (ILP) features:
  • Assistance in locating and obtaining apartments for participants, ages 17 to 23, in the community
  • 2 to 10 hours of weekly contact by Epworth’s professional staff
  • Individualized training in daily living skills including budgeting, cooking, grocery shopping, and more
  • Moderate financial assistance, access to community resources, assistance with setting and accomplishing personal goals, and guidance in coping with daily stressors

 

Who do we serve?

 

To be eligible, youth must be:
  • Between the ages of 16 and 19 for TLP
  • Between the ages of 17 and 23 for ILP
  • Unable to find appropriate family placement
  • Capable of making responsible personal decisions with minimal adult supervision
  • Willing to meet with Case Manager as outlined in program guide
  • Ability to set goals and follow through
  • Maintain employment

 


Transitional & Independent Living Programs Image

All Programs