Note: This service is only available via referral from Allegheny County CYF or the court system. Families cannot arrange directly for a child’s admission.
Youth whose lives are touched by the child welfare system or the courts can often benefit from extra help developing the skills necessary for success as an adult. Our Adolescent Semi-Independent Living program (ASIL) provides these young people with a living arrangement that encourages the development of life skills while residents prepare for life on their own.
Who is eligible?
How can you enroll?
What can you expect?
- ASIL provides a structured, supervised living arrangement to prepare for independent community living and transition to adulthood.
- Youth have 24-hour access to counselors and therapists.
- They learn life skills such as how to manage money, how to find and use community resources.
Youth receive help in setting realistic life goals, job-hunting, apartment-hunting, and much more.