21.5 Independent Living Arrangement

An Independent Living Arrangement is a state-approved and subsidized placement option for youth age 17 and older who cannot return home. The case manager in conjunction with the Family Support Team (FST) determines the youth’s suitability for placement in an independent living arrangement, by assessing the youth’s motivation, abilities, skills and capabilities for living independently and ultimate emancipation from the service delivery system.

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