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The Journey Home Boys’ Transitional Living Program —
Programs for Boys Ages 17.5-21

The Indian Oaks Journey Home Transitional Living Program prepares young men, ages 17.5-21, for adulthood and independent living as they step down from residential treatment to a less-restrictive environment.

Residents continue to address issues related to family, peer pressure dynamics, chemical use, vocational skill development, social skills, independent living skills, and healthy sexuality. Clients attend high school or college and/or secure gainful employment while residing at the Journey Home.

Indian Oaks staff support these young men in transition as they learn to develop independence in the areas of personal safety, education, self-medication, emotional management, public transportation, money management, cooking, employment skills, chemical health, positive leisure/recreation, accessing medical services, and seeking spiritual resources.

Snapshot


Journey Home


Youth Served: Young men, age 17.5-21, who have successfully completed an Indian Oaks Academy treatment program

Program Model/Services

  • A “stepping-off” place to transition into a more independent lifestyle for residents who have successfully completed residential treatment.
  • Clients typically reside at one of the TLPs for 12 to 18 months, with the goal of moving to a more independent living option like an apartment or college campus at the end of their stay.
  • Residents must attend high school or college and/or secure gainful employment while staying in the TLP.

Accreditation/Licensing

  • The Journey Home is licensed by the Child Welfare Agency
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