Mercer County Children and Youth Services

Independent Living Skills

What is the Independent Living Program?
Independent Living is a program to prepare children who have been in substitute care, ages 14-23, for their transition from substitute care to independence and adulthood. The Program is designed to help you make the most of your abilities and increase your self-reliance and self-confidence in order to live independently.

Independent Living Forms
Independent Living Brochure Download Document
Housing - Apartment Agreement Download Document
Referal and Plan of Action Download Document
Youth Transitional Plan Download Document

Additional Resources
The links below provide additional financial information, affordable health care info, scholarship info, and financial aid information.