Transitional Living

Pre-Independent Living (Pre-IL)

For Pre-Independent Living, girls and boys aged 18–21 years old are eligible.

Boys & Girls Haven offers one of the few full Pre-Independent Living programs for boys and girls in the state of Kentucky. Our fully staffed and supervised dorm-style living provides young adults with the independence, accountability, and support needed to successfully transition from foster care to adulthood.

Our Pre-Independent Living program offers

Housing and Accountability

  • Private, one-bedroom apartment
  • On-site youth counselors provide 24/7 guidance and support

Independence Readiness Case Management

  • Individualized assessments, coaching, career exposure, and access to a funnel of internships, apprenticeships, and job placements
  • Banking and budgeting support

Health and Wellness

Access to therapy, case management, medical assistance, and psychiatric services.

Financial Assistance/Guidance

Weekly living allowance is provided.

Services Offered

  • Intensive Case Management
  • Career Assessment
  • Life Skills Classes
  • Mentoring
  • Coaching/Modeling
  • Job Readiness
  • Individual Therapy
  • Family Therapy
  • Medication Management Services
  • Supportive Wraparound Services
  • Resource Coordination/Referrals

Treatment Issues We Address

Our providers have extensive experience addressing our clients’ behavioral health needs. Treatment issues we address include but are not limited to:

  • Trauma and PTSD
  • Self Esteem
  • Anxiety
  • ADHD
  • Impulse Control
  • Family Conflict
  • Anger Management
  • Depression
  • Mood Disorders
  • Grief and Loss
  • Psychiatric Needs
  • Medication Management
  • Relationship Issues
  • School Issues
  • Suicidal Ideation
  • Sexual/Gender Identity Issues
  • Case Management Needs

Independent Living

For Independent Living, girls and boys aged 18–21 years with a high school diploma or GED are eligible.

Our scattered-site Independent Living program allows young adults to pursue education and a career path in an apartment in the community paired with a supportive environment on the journey from foster care to adulthood.

Our Independent Living program offers

Independence Readiness Case Manager

Individualized assessments, coaching, career exposure, and access to a funnel of internships, apprenticeships, and job placements. Banking and budgeting support.

Health and Wellness

Access to therapy, case management, medical assistance, and psychiatric services.

Financial Assistance/Guidance

Weekly living allowance is provided.

Services Offered

  • Intensive Case Management
  • Career Assessment
  • Life Skills Classes
  • Mentoring
  • Coaching/Modeling
  • Job Readiness
  • Individual Therapy
  • Family Therapy
  • Medication Management Services
  • Supportive Wraparound Services
  • Resource Coordination/Referrals

Treatment Issues We Address

Our providers have extensive experience addressing our clients’ behavioral health needs. Treatment issues we address include but are not limited to:

  • Trauma and PTSD
  • Self Esteem
  • Anxiety
  • ADHD
  • Impulse Control
  • Family Conflict
  • Anger Management
  • Depression
  • Mood Disorders
  • Grief and Loss
  • Psychiatric Needs
  • Medication Management
  • Relationship Issues
  • School Issues
  • Suicidal Ideation
  • Sexual/Gender Identity Issues
  • Case Management Needs
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