Division of Indian Work
Life Skills Education
1001 E Lake St, Minneapolis, MN, 55407-1616
Distance: 1063 Miles
Offers training to help with a transition to independent living or to be more effective in an independent living situation
Education focuses on learning how to effectively handle day to day responsibilities.
Provides short and long-term placement options, continued support for foster-care youth, substance abuse after-care, homelessness prevention and cultural teachings to American Indian youth in the long-term foster care system and those transitioning to independent living, and American Indians who need support in maintaining sobriety.
* Healing Spirit House: Provides a home, tutoring and mentoring of American Indian boys, girls and young adults in the long-term foster care system and those transitioning out of that system
* Healthy Transitions: Supports young men and women 16 - 21 years old who are moving out of the foster care system through the development of an independent living plan concentrating on career planning, money management, work/study skills, communication and home life
9:00am - 4:00pm, Monday - Friday
Twin Cities Metro, primarily Hennepin County
This provider does not offer this service at other locations.
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BH-8400Supportive Housing Definition
Programs that provide an alternative living arrangement for individuals who, because of age, disability, substance abuse, mental illness, chronic homelessness or other circumstances, are unable to live independently without care, supervision and/or support to help them in the activities of daily living; or who need access to case management, housing support, vocational, employment and other services to transition to independent living.
PH-6200.4600Life Skills Education Definition
Programs that offer training which focuses on the knowledge and skills an individual may need to live independently or make a successful transition to independent living. Participants may include runaway youth who are living on their own, youth who because of age can no longer be maintained in foster care, new widows, victims of domestic abuse, people who have previously been homeless, and others who have lived in an environment in which decision making and responsibilities of daily living have been handled by another as well as people currently living independently who want to be more effective. Training may address job search and retention, money management, insurance, taxes, rental agreements, vehicle purchase, nutrition, home management, health care, legal emancipation for teens and other similar topics.
PH-6300.8000Supervised Living for Older Youth Definition
Programs that help older children in foster care, emancipated youth who are no longer eligible for foster care and/or other youth, usually to age 21, establish residence in private homes, apartments, boarding homes, college dormitories or other residential settings and provide supervision and support while they develop independent living skills.
YB-9000Young Adults Definition
Individuals who are generally between the ages of 18 and 25 depending on the ages that specific programs use for qualification.
Individuals who are age 13 to 17.
YH-6000.6000Native American Community Definition
Individuals whose ethnic background and ancestry are that of the tribal, aboriginal peoples who originated in what is now the United States. Included are Native Americans who are living on or off reservations in rural and urban areas.
YV-0400At Risk for Homelessness Definition
Individuals or families who are at risk for becoming homeless because they are unable to make their rent or mortgage payment and face eviction or foreclosure or who have already lost their permanent residence and are "doubled up", i.e., are staying temporarily with friends or relatives.
YV-3000.8000Homeless Youth Definition
Children or adolescents who have been abandoned by the adults responsible for their care or who have left their homes without notice or parental consent and who have no fixed place of residence.