HEARTS WITH A MISSION
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INDEPENDENT LIVING PROGRAM

For Teens and Young Adults

Providing youth and young adults from Josephine and Jackson Counties who have been in foster care help transitioning into adulthood. The Independent Living Program (ILP) approach is to build relationships with the youth while teaching essential life skills that prepares the youth to live on their own, with their own community supports. Hearts With A Mission currently serves up to 60 youth in Josephine and Jackson County through funding by the Oregon Department of Human Services.

Educational/Vocational Services

Employment Coaching 

Tutoring
Driver’s Education
Pre-Vocational And Vocational Training
College Tours, GED Completion
Resume Building
Interview Skills
Job Search
And Placement

Life Skills Training 

Peer Support

Financial Planning
Housing, Health And Mental Health Care
Legal Issues
Shopping | Housekeeping
Personal Appearance
Recreation, Transportation
Cooking, Etc.
Groups And Youth Networks
Positive Recreational Activities
Retreats And Youth Conferences

programs

It is not about diagnosing or counseling - it is about skill building

"Foster kids go into careers that they are exposed to, Social Work &  Law enforcement. We like to bring in other professionals to expose them to other career possibilities."