Updated Youth Independent Living (YIL) Standards Released

New Core Standard for youth independent living program models integrated with residential services accommodates youth in transition.

For Private, Public, and Canadian Organizations

A new Core Standard, YIL 7 - Supportive Housing for Youth in Transition, has been added to accommodate youth independent living program models integrated with residential services.  Additionally, guidance regarding mental health screenings (Mental Health First Aid at YIL 3.02) and working with LGBT youth (YIL 7.01 & YIL 10.03) has been incorporated into the section. All updates are based on best practices and movement in the field. (YIL, PA-YIL, CA-YIL). 

WHO IS ACCREDITED?

Private Organization Accreditation

Southeastern Regional Mental Health, Developmental Disabilities and Substance Abuse Services is a Local Management Entity, covering the geographic areas of Bladen, Columbus, Robeson, and Scotland counties. SER ensures continuity of care to consumers through access to a quality of care system available 24/7/365 days a year through management of our network provider services.
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VOLUNTEER TESTIMONIAL

Nicole Deprez-Garrity, M.Ed.

Volunteer Roles: Endorser, Lead Endorser

Nicole Deprez-Garrity is a lead After School Endorser based in Germany.
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