Families often face challenges that affect the inter-generational support that youth can access during adolescence. This disconnect can leave them without role models or mentors to support their transition from youth to adult. The Creating a Village program offers training in life management skills such as financial literacy, self-care, maintenance, and healthy living in an environment supported by teen mentors, youth-adult partners, and content experts. The small, selective cohorts allow youth to develop relationships with the support team and with each other, and strengthens the ability to build social, leadership, and resiliency skills and knowledge.
The program provides access to: