Independent Living Program
The Independent Living Program is an outreach supported apartment setting for older adolescents female and male adolescents, ages 17 to 21 in need of intensive life skill training and development. Youth live alone or with roommates in an apartment setting in the communities of their choice. Over time, the youth assumes a greater responsibility for his/her plan, apartment, and finances. Staff assist youth in; job seeking and retention, housing, financial literacy, and adult decision making skills. The program prepares youth to live independently upon discharge.
ISL Intensive Supervised Living
The Intensive Supervised Living Program is a community-based residential program serving adolescent boys 13 to 18 years old. Youth in the program receive a high degree of supervision, support, and structure, as well as positive behavioral approaches. Supports are provided in the least restrictive, least intrusive manner possible. The program provides assessment, stabilization, treatment, and skills instruction with the goal of youth stepping down from hospitalization or diversion and/or re-entry into the community from the Rhode Island Training School.
Supportive Apartment Services (SAS)
The Supportive Apartment Service (SAS) is a community-based residential program serving males and females from 17 to 21 years old with chronic and/or severe mental health needs. The program serves youth stepping down from out-of-state placements or higher levels of care through “apartment style” living focused on developing independent living skills while managing mental health symptoms. Youth are matched with one other roommate and they live together in an apartment in the community. Staff provide guidance, support, and structure
Short-Term Assessment and Reunification (STAR)
The STAR (Short Term Assessment & Reunification Program) offers immediate access to a safe, structured, community-based residential setting for youth 12-18 years old. The program provides family support and help stabilizing youth quickly and assesses their needs. The program immediately engages parents/caretakers with the goal of rapid reunification. The program serves youth and families who require physical separation for a brief respite when other traditional and home-based efforts have not succeeded.
Transitional Treatment Program (TTP)
The Transitional Treatment Program (TTP) is a community-based residential program serving males and females from 16 to 20 years old with chronic and/or severe mental health needs. The program serves as both a diversion to psychiatric hospitalization, and/or a step-down from hospital or out of state residential treatment centers for those not able to return to living with their family. The program provides youth with consistent psychiatric consultation as well as psychosocial, educational, and vocational training to improve each youth’s functioning.
New Currents Program is a community-based residential program serving adolescent males 16 to 20 years old with a history of problem sexual behavior. The program model serves as a step-down from residential treatment, out-of-state placements, or the RI Training School (RITS).The goal of the program is to help youth build necessary skills to safely reintegrate into the community.