Transitional Living Program for Homeless Youth

Administration for Children and Families (ACF) in Education/Training
December 19, 2018

Overview

The Transitional Living Program (TLP) provides homeless youth with stable, safe living accommodations for up to 21 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.

Administration

Transitional Living Program for Homeless Youth is administered by Administration for Children and Families (ACF).

Program Requirements:

In order to qualify for this benefit program, you must be between the ages of 16 and 22 and you must either be homeless or live in a shelter.

Application Details

To locate the runaway and homeless youth basic center nearest you, call (toll-free) at:
1-800-621-4000

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