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Bethesda Children's Home
15487 State Highway 86
Meadville, PA 16335
(814) 724-7510

Bethesda Leadership Center
349 West 18th Street
Erie, PA 16502
(814) 454-2749

Bethesda Trinity Center
462 West 18th Street
Erie, PA 16502
(814) 453-2468

Erie County Independent Living Program

Bethesda Leadership Center

Bethesda Leadership Center, 349 West 18th Street, Erie, PA 16502

 

The goal of the Erie County Independent Living Program is to provide all adolescents making the transition from placement to independent living/adulthood with the supports, skills and resources necessary to make them self-sufficient and productive members of society.

IMG_3702Through a combined partnership between Bethesda Children’s Home, Family Services of NW PA, the Erie County Office of Children and Youth services, the Erie County Independent Living Program was designed to provide individual counseling, life skills groups, assistance in enrolling in higher education, job preparation and attainment skills training and assistance in obtaining suitable housing.

 PROGRAM:

Erie County Independent Living Program, a collaboration between Bethesda Children’s Home, Family Services of NW PA, Erie County Department of Children and Youth.

ELIGIBILITY:

Adolescents who are at least 14 years-old but less than 21 years-old, and who are in or have been in foster care/residential placements as of their fourteenth birthday. Services are also provided to non-dependent delinquent youth. Referrals generated from Erie County Office of Children and Youth or Erie County Office of Juvenile Probation

FEES:IMG_3706

Grant-funded

SERVICES:

IL Case Management: provides youth with case management services to assist with acquiring necessary skills for successful self-sufficiency and independence.

FUNDING:

Erie County Office of Children and Youth For more information call (814) 454-2749