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> Transitional Living Program for Homeless Youth
The Transitional Living Program provides homeless youth with stable, safe living accommodations for up to 18 months. The TLP provides services to help young people develop skills necessary to move to independence and life as healthy, productive adults.
These services are provided through more than 191 community-based residential centers. The program also helps homeless youths improve basic life and interpersonal skills, provides educational opportunities, assists with job preparation and attainment, and ensures the physical and mental health care needs are met.
Additionally, these programs offer parenting skills to pregnant or parenting teens to become a more effective parent.
General Program Requirements:
In order to qualify for this benefit program, you must be between the ages of 16 and 21 years of age and you must either be homeless or live in a shelter.
For more information, see the Program Contact Information below.
Program Contact Information:
For more information about basic centers, please visit the National Runaway Switchboard website at:
For more information about youth programs and services, please contact the National Clearinghouse on Families and Youth at:
To locate the runaway and homeless youth basic center nearest you call toll-free at:
For more information on the Family and Youth Services Bureau's Runaway and Homeless Youth Grant Programs, please visit our website at:
U.S. Department of Health and Human Services