New Independent Living Program for Young Adults

The Independent Living Program supports homeless young adults who have been former foster children, have significant barriers to obtaining and maintaining  safe, stable housing, employment, and life satisfaction. 

Specific areas of support include:

  • Obtain a housing voucher;
  • Find safe housing;

  • Secure and maintain employment;

  • Access appropriate health care;

  • Locate transportation;

  • Identify and access supports necessary for successful living; and

  • Education and skill building in the area of independent living and positive peer relationships.

Eligibility:

  • Young adults who are 18-24;

  • Currently homeless;

  •  Have formerly lived as youth in the foster care system; and

 Have left foster care system after age 16.

Referrals:

Referrals can be made by the youth or any provider/advocate for the youth.

Service area:

Bangor/Brewer area.