Admitted youth must be at least 18 years of age and have elected to participate in Extended Youth Support Services. Youth must be assessed by the provider to be invested in and able to benefit from this program.

AGES SERVED

18-21

LENGTH OF PROGRAM

13 months.

PROGRAM OVERVIEW

This is a 13 month residential program preparing youth to become socially, emotionally and personally independent of social services while connecting them to life-long permanency connections and laying the foundation for the pursuit of educational and career opportunities.

SAFETY

We ensure complete safety for all program participants

IDENTITY

We instill respect for self, others, and environment

INDEPENDENCE

We teach skills needed for living independently

GROWTH

We provide opportunities to explore and grow in faith

PROVEN SUCCESS

children, on average, are in foster care in Georgia

children will likely ‘age out’ of foster care without a stable home, making them vulnerable to human trafficking

at age 18, girls are sent into the world alone, lacking education life skills to maintain healthy independence

INTAKE CRITERIA

Interested participants must:

  • be between age 18-21
  • be committed to living a clean and sober lifestyle
  • be willing to participate in programming, therapy, education, life skills and career-readiness training
  • must be employed at least part time (15-20 hrs. /week) or attending school full-time
  • enter voluntarily and are ready to engage in healthy community and programming

TO APPLY, CONTACT OUR OFFICE

Opening and accepting referrals​ starting​ March 1​, 2018.

R​eferrals ​should be ​sent to ILPreferrals@wellspringliving.org

1040 Boulevard, Suite M
Atlanta, GA 30312