Independent Living Preparation

Independent

The children of Sunshine Residential Homes enjoy many enrichment opportunities to help prepare them for independent living as young adults, including:

  • Basic life skills training, with guidance and expectations for personal hygiene, household chores, laundry, essential financial skills and time management.

Youth Enrichment Programs

All Sunshine teens age 15 and older take part in weekly classes to prepare for young adulthood. Topics include:

  • Financial literacy
  • Consumer skills
  • Job searching
  • Interviewing
  • Resume writing
  • Goal setting
  • Transportation
  • Applying to colleges and for financial aid
  • Tours of colleges and trade schools
  • Informational guest speakers
  • Healthy cooking and eating
  • Substance abuse
  • Domestic violence
  • Career assessment
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