Journey Home is an independent living program for teens who have completed a therapeutic program such as a residential treatment center or a wilderness therapy program. The teens who attend Journey Home have successfully completed a therapeutic program and are seeking an environment in which they can be supported through their transition back into a “real world” environment.
Many of the teens who attend our program have spent large amounts of time in a structured environment. Because of this, they may have hang ups about going straight home after spending so much time with structure and very little independence. During the initial weeks and/or months of our program, Journey Home provides some of the structure our residents are used to. Gradually, residents are able to edge closer and closer towards independence.
Our independent living program provides teens with:
For more information about Journey Home, please call 844-597-8550.
The Core Principles are the areas in which residents will focus on and develop goals around during their time at Journey Home. The core principles are important life skills based on specific topics. Throughout a student’s time at Journey Home, they work on skills within the Core Principles. Their completion of Journey Home is based on the completion of goals around these skills.
The Five Core Principles include:
Journey Home is an independent living program for teens ages 16-21 who have displayed a commitment to pursuing positive life goals. Residents at Journey Home have graduated from a residential therapeutic program such as wilderness therapy, residential treatment centers, or a therapeutic boarding school. They have demonstrated an ability to have some level of responsibility and freedom. Those seeking help at Journey Home must have a higher level of functioning than individuals currently in treatment, but are not ready to return home just yet.
Journey Home helps teens who have struggled in the past with:
For more information about the ways in which Journey Home can help you or your daughter, please call 844-597-8550.
Journey Home helps teens from:
Alaska, Arizona, Arkansas, California, Colorado, Connecticut, DC, Delaware, Florida, Georgia, Hawaii, Iowa, Kansas, Kentucky, Louisiana, Maine, Maryland, Massachusetts,Michigan, Minnesota, Mississippi, Missouri, Montana, Nebraska, Nevada, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New Mexico, New York, North Carolina,North Dakota, Ohio, Oklahoma, Oregon, Pennsylvania, Rhode Island, South Carolina, South Dakota, Tennessee, Texas, Utah, Vermont,Virginia, Washington, West Virginia, Wisconsin, Wyoming
Kim has a Bachelors of Science degree in Political Science & Criminal Justice with an emphasis in Corrections from Weber State University. She has been employed at Solstice and Journey Home since February 2011 as a Mentor and is now Admissions Director. She has traveled extensively around the world and has enjoyed calling various destinations home. This has given her the ability to empathize with the teens who may be at times homesick for home and family. Her hobbies include reading, writing, and socializing with friends and family.