SOLO (Supported Independent Living)

 

SOLO is a community-based program that supports youth in preparing for independence in the community. SOLO provides funding for living expenses and accommodation.

 

Youth meet regularly with a Placement Coordinator who provides ongoing support to increase knowledge in finance, nutrition, shopping on a budget, cooking, home maintenance, personal wellness, problem solving and conflict resolution, communication and relationship skills, employment, education, career search, building support networks and much more.

 

Youth live in their own apartment in the community and as they increase their ability to live independently, there is a gradual withdrawal of support services.

You might be a good fit for the SOLO program if you are:
  • Managing most of your day-to-day activities and personal affairs without a high degree of structure or supervision
  • Demonstrating maturity and readiness for semi-independent living
  • Demonstrating the ability to take responsibility for your choices
  • Eager to learn skills you need to become your successful future-self, whatever that means for you.
  • Eager to be an inter-dependent adult, which means connected people who help you and who you help (no one is true independent, everyone needs someone).
SOLO Program Age/Eligibility:

Youth ages 15-21 inclusive who have Children’s Services Status can apply.

Contact:

Nancy Fedun
780-408-4890 extension 2222

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Main Office

Main Administration, T-SIL, LMT

Evergreen Court
#103, 10585 111 Street
Edmonton, AB T5H 3E8

 

Ph: (780) 420-0324
Fax: (780) 426-0393

 

Transitions Office

SOLO, SWS

11715 G – 108 Avenue
Edmonton, AB T5H 1B8



Ph: (780) 408-4890
Fax: (780) 420-0410


CSD Family Wellness and Kinship Care

#103, 2016 Sherwood Drive
Sherwood Park, Alberta T8A 3X3

 

Ph: (780) 229-3367
Fax: (780) 426-0393

 

To contact staff in individual programs, see Our Team

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