Independent and Transitional Living Support


Independent Living (IL)
Applicable For: Youth & Young Adults, Age 15 – 21 / Washington State
Service Provider: Department of Social & Health Services
Assistance for youth in foster care preparing to live on their own

Transitional Living (TL)
Applicable For: Young Adults, Age 18 – 21 / Washington State
Service Provider: Department of Social & Health Services
Life-skill classes and workshops

Extended Foster Care
Applicable For: Young Adults, Age 18+ / Washington State
Source: Department of Social & Health Services
Continued foster care support for young adults pursuing secondary, postsecondary academic, vocational, or employment training program

Young Adult Services
Applicable For: Youth & Young Adults, Age 17 – 25 / King County
Source: YMCA
Provide resources for youth to set and achieve their own goals as they transition out of foster care