Life Skills Education

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    Programs that offer training which focuses on the knowledge and skills an individual may need to live independently or make a successful transition to independent living. Participants may include runaway youth who are living on their own, youth who because of age can no longer be maintained in foster care, new widows, victims of domestic abuse, people who have previously been homeless, and others who have lived in an environment in which decision making and responsibilities of daily living have been handled by another as well as people currently living independently who want to be more effective. Training may address job search and retention, money management, insurance, taxes, rental agreements, vehicle purchase, nutrition, home management, health care, legal emancipation for teens and other similar topics.

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    Service NameDescriptionLocationProgramAgency
    Abilene Transition CenterProvides assistance with education, employment, housing, counseling and assistance obtaining needed documentation for teens and youth. Offers parenting classes for fathers and father figures ages 15 years and older, as well as parenting classes for families with children birth - 5 years old. Also offers specialized programs tailored to fit the needs of current and former foster youth and youth on juvenile probation. Provides transitional living for young adult males ages 18 - 23 years old who meet eligibility criteria.West CentralAbilene Transition CenterBCFS Health and Human Services - Abilene Office
    Adult Mental Health ServicesProvides services for adults with serious and persistent mental illness based on assessment. Uses Texas Resiliency and Recovery, including case management, psychological rehabilitation, counseling, peer support, supported housing, supported employment, or assertive community treatment.West CentralBetty Hardwick CenterBetty Hardwick Center
    Child & Adolescent Mental Health ServicesProvides services for children and adolescents with serious and persistent mental illness based on assessment. Uses Texas Resiliency and Recovery Services, which may include case management, counseling, medication training and support, and/or family partner.West CentralBetty Hardwick CenterBetty Hardwick Center
    Education Services - BreckenridgeProvides marriage classes, parent education, relationship building classes, cooking classes, networking with other community services, and life skills education.West CentralEastland County Open Door - BreckenridgeEastland County Open Door
    Education Services - CiscoProvides marriage classes, parent education, relationship building classes, cooking classes, networking with other community services, and life skills education.West CentralEastland County Open Door - CiscoEastland County Open Door
    Family Solutions ProgramProvides in-home supportive family preservation services, such as goal setting, life skills education, financial management education, and social skills education to those that are eligible. Offers advocacy and referrals to community agencies.West CentralMCH Family Outreach - MCH BranchMCH Family Outreach - Abilene
    Life Skills TrainingProvides a one-on-one opportunity for women who cannot attend the classroom setting which focuses on job readiness and life skills training. Attendees work with a mentor to assess resources and develop an individualized plan to achieve stability.West CentralChristian Women's Job Corps of AbileneChristian Women's Job Corps of Abilene
    Survivor Outreach ServicesProvides support to survivors of all branches of the military. Offers assistance with local, state, and federal benefits. Provides investment and estate planning education. Also facilitates support groups and provides life skills education.West CentralSurvivor Outreach ServicesSurvivor Outreach Services
    The GAP ProgramProvides in-home family support for grandparents and other relative caregivers that have taken on the parental role. Gives support through goal setting, life skills education, financial management education, and social skills education to those that are eligible. Offers advocacy and referrals to community agencies.West CentralMCH Family Outreach - MCH BranchMCH Family Outreach - Abilene
    Transitional HousingProvides a transitional house for women coming out of jail/prison. Offers life skills education.West CentralNew BeginningsNew Beginnings

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