Transitional Living (TL) Program

The TL program is a continuum of the IL program for youth ages 18 up to their 23rd birthday. The TL program is voluntary and is open to all youth who meet eligibility. The youth can be anywhere on the spectrum of transitioning to adulthood. The Department of Children, Youth, and Families (DCYF) contracts with local community based agencies and federally recognized tribes throughout the state to provide transitional living skills.

Services may include:

  • Casey Life Skills Assessment (CLSA) and plan
  • Educational Support
  • Housing Assistance
  • Employment Assistance
  • Helps youth establish stable and healthy connections
  • Case management
  • Funding (may be used to assist with self-sufficiency and/or obtaining TL goals)


  • Youth ages 18 up to their 23rd birthday who are current or former foster youth from state or tribal out of home care and
  • Youth was age 15 or older in an establish dependency through DCYF or a tribal child welfare agency and in an out of home placement for at least 30 days after their 15th birthday.

Important Dates

  • Youth can self-refer any time after 18 up to their 23rd birthday.

How to Apply

  • Youth can contact the TL provider directly for these services.

Independent Living Coordinator and Provider Contact Information