Independent Living Program-Lighthouse

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Scientific Rating:
Not able to be Rated
See scale of 1-5
Child Welfare System Relevance Level:
See descriptions of 3 levels

About This Program

The information in this program outline is provided by the program representative and edited by the CEBC staff. Independent Living Program-Lighthouse has been reviewed by the CEBC in the area of: Youth Transitioning Into Adulthood Programs, but lacks the necessary research evidence to be given a Scientific Rating.

Target Population: Youth of any race or gender between the ages of 16-19, who are aging out of the child welfare or juvenile justice systems and cannot return to live with their families; can include youth with developmental delays or teen parents with their child(ren)

For children/adolescents ages: 16 – 19

Brief Description

The Independent Living Program, developed by Lighthouse Youth Services, is designed to provide referrals and case management support to enable older youth to complete their education, gain employment, obtain housing, participate in life-skills training, get mental health counseling and other support services, and move toward becoming responsible and productive members of the community. These youth could be aging out of the child welfare or juvenile justice systems, at risk of homelessness, or unable to return to biological families.

Program Goals:

The goal of the Independent Living Program-Lighthouse is:

  • Provide them with the knowledge and skills necessary to live self-sufficiently

Contact Information

Natalie Schwab
Agency/Affiliation: Lighthouse Youth Services
Phone: (513) 487-7130
Fax: (513) 475-5689

Date Research Evidence Last Reviewed by CEBC: January 2015

Date Program Content Last Reviewed by Program Staff: September 2010

Date Program Originally Loaded onto CEBC: September 2006