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 Emancipation Readiness

Ettie Lee Youth & Family Services has a long established successful independent living program to assist young men emancipate into the community, including one group home dedicated to meet the needs of emancipation track children ages 16-17. Pre-emancipation readiness and independent living skills are taught to all children ages 14 and older. Children receive life skills and independent living skills training through a variety of modalities. They include:

  • Life Skill assessment
  • Work experience program
  • Independent living/emancipation services
  • Daily living skills
  • Basis survival skills
  • Interpersonal and social skills
  • Academic knowledge and skills
  • Career and vocational skills