Independent Living Program (ILP) - NYC
YAI's Independent Living Program (ILP) is a 26 week course which provides the opportunity for adults, 18 years of age and older, to learn and develop in a group setting. Sessions focus on judgment, decision making, risk-taking, recognizing strengths, problem-solving, self-esteem, and self-advocacy. Weekly topics include money management, community safety, self-care, friendships, and relationships.
The course runs one day a week in the late afternoon to the early evening for two hours, a light snack is provided. ILP is a 26 week course that includes topics such as:
- nutrition & kitchen safety
- decision making
- problem solving
- community & internet safety
- stress management
- and other topics to help participants make strides towards independence
Registration is required by submitting the application form, including supporting documentation (see application for more details).
Travel reimbursement is available weekly