Young Adult Transitional Program in Broward County provides support and assistance to young adults ages 16-24, who have serious emotional/behavioral issues or substance abuse and/or persistent mental illness, with the goal of successful transition into adulthood.
Making a successful transition to adulthood
What young adults are saying about the program…
“The program has helped me in learning how to budget my money and has helped me to pay my bills. The program has helped me to be more responsible and independent.” Overall, the program has helped me to be more confident and knowing that I can do it on my own.”
“At one point in my life I thought I had no one to turn to since both of my parents are deceased. The program provided me with housing and helped me to get into college. I would like to thank the program for the advice and structure they have provided me in the past.”
“My life coach has provided me with guidance, medication management, and emotional support. The program has taught me to learn housekeeping and budgeting skills.”
The evidenced based Transition to Independence Process (TIP) model developed by Dr. Hewitt B. “Rusty” Clark is the backbone of the program, and includes:
Using a strength-based model, the program builds on young adults’ potential to achieve their personal goals and highest level of independence while remaining in their community.
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