Journey Home East, one of the leading independent living programs for young women ages 16-21, specializes in serving those who have successfully completed a residential treatment program and/or therapeutic boarding school and have demonstrated significant progress and are ready to continue to build upon this success as they transition from treatment to a more real-world setting. Our program offers the support and structure necessary for the best chance of ongoing success.
Located in Asheville, North Carolina we help young women from all over the country find the support they need to transition home from treatment.
As one of the best independent living programs for young adults, students living in the Journey Home East would attend a local high school or college, and learn to take responsibility of a variety of life-skills oriented topics (i.e. shopping, meal preparation, maintaining cleanliness of living space and property, budgeting, transportation, time management, gaining employment, appropriate recreation, personal hygiene, nutrition, fitness, etc.).
We work with each individual student to create a personalized plan to help them find their purpose, and reach their goals. They then take part in various activities to help build their skills and develop personal growth.
Our four-bedroom home, which is located on a quiet, safe street in the downtown area of Asheville, NC is perfectly suited to provide independent living for young women. We are within walking distance to local amenities and a variety of employment, volunteer and educational opportunities that enhance the independent living component of our program. The residents of Journey Home East will find yoga and dance studios, a rock climbing gym, a variety of locally owned shops and restaurants, the YMCA fitness center, the Pack Memorial Public Library, and The Fine Arts Theater within walking and biking distance.
As a Independent Living Program For Young Women, Journey Home East helps young women ages 17-21 who are struggling with issues similar to those below:
– Learning Differences or Academic Underachievement
– Family Conflict
– Depression or Social Isolation
– Technology Addiction
– Low Self Esteem
– Grief and Loss
Along with a thriving culture, which helps to facilitate an amazing environment to provide living assistance for young adults, Asheville also offers a wide array of post-secondary education opportunities. Univeristy of North Carolina Asheville, Asheville-Buncombe Technical College, Warren Wilson College, and Mars Hill College are all within 25 minutes of downtown Asheville. Between these universities and a strong job market, there are plentiful opportunities to find a career path in Asheville.