Epworth Transitional Living Program - Independent provides housing and empowers young adults towards independence.

Epworth Transitional Living Program – Independent provides assistance to young adults ages 18 through 23 in locating and obtaining individual apartments throughout St. Louis communities. With case management support from specially trained Epworth colleagues, youth admitted into the program are placed into safe, stable living situations in which they are empowered to make wise emotional, physical, and financial decisions of their own accord. Young adults in the Transitional Living Program – Independent receive individualized training in order to hone daily living skills such as practical budgeting, nutritional cooking, grocery shopping, stress management, and more.

Young adults who are otherwise unable to find an appropriate family or community placement are eligible for the program. Youth must exhibit the ability to make responsible personal decisions with limited adult supervision and be willing to maintain employment and/or pursue vocational training or educational advancement throughout the duration they receive assistance through the program.

Young adults in the program receive assistance with personal goal setting and life skills.

Referrals to Epworth Transitional Living Program – Independent are welcome and encouraged for young adults who meet the criteria above. The program can accommodate up to 70 clients with apartments leased in Epworth’s name throughout St. Louis City and County.