The Independent Living Center allows young adult women the opportunity to learn independent life skills for a period of up to 1 year. Residents work closely with an Independent Living Coordinator and Caseworker to address the issues of education, employment and future living, as well as a counselor to work on the issues that led to homelessness.
Women who wish to enroll in the Independent Living program must meet the following eligibility requirements:
The Independent Living Center provides:
While most of us to take these things for granted, they remain beyond the reach of countless individuals in our community today. The CAO Julian B. Dargan Independent Living Center reaches out to young women in need. The CAO provides a bridge for homeless young adult women striving to move from homelessness to self-sufficiency and independent living.
Rebuilding lives with services and compassion.
The CAO along with collaborating agencies provide a wide range of services that lead to self-sufficiency. These services include: