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Transitional Living Program

Mission

The mission of the HWAM Transitional Living Program is to create a trauma-informed, culturally aware and safe environment for our Transitional Aged Young Adults to utilize their individual strengths to end the cycle of poverty and become pillars of the community.

About the program

The program will focus on the Four Core Outcomes to end homelessness, including;
- Stable Housing
- Permanent Connections
- Social / Emotional Well-being
- Education / Employment
The big picture is to give our young adults a safe home to experience unconditional love, have caring and supportive adults in their lives and to let them know that their lives have worth and value, and to help them push through hard times to become the adults they were created to be.

Benefits of the Program

- Stable housing for a limited period to transition to self-sufficiency.
- Personal support from dedicated
staff and skill building in areas such as;
    - Relationships/ Communication Skills
    - Health and Fitness
    - Grocery Shopping/ Meal  Planning
    - Drugs and Alcohol
    - Money Management
    - Tenant Readiness
- Opportunity for better jobs and increased income
- Improved relationships with family and friends
- Hope for the Future

The Program is for those who:

- Are in DHS custody, receiving voluntary services, or are homeless
- Are between 18 and 21 years old
- Can meet weekly with a Transition Navigator
- Want to finish high school, obtain a GED, enroll in further education, or gain employment
- Can attend regularly scheduled skill building groups monthly

For More Information

Contact April Waggoner at
541-218-4708 or email [email protected]