Enhanced Horizons Center for Advancement Transitional Living Program
Enhanced Horizons Center for Advancement is a transitional living program that
assists homeless teens and young adults (ages 18-24) move toward self
sufficiency and successful adult living
(this includes single mothers with children). By providing free
housing, transportation assistance and other support services, each young adult
is given an opportunity to develop and work on individualized independent living
goals in a positive, safe and supportive living environment.
14 county service area including:
Kerr, Medina, Burnet, Uvalde, Kendall, Gillespie, Bandera, Llano, Blanco,
Kimble, Mason, Real, Menard and Edwards.
Minimal Fees; Accommodations made for residents who have no source of income.
Teens and young adults between the ages of 18 and 24 years of age who are in
need of a stable, safe place to live.
Must be committed to actively participating in program services and
willing to follow the program guidelines and expectations.
(Couples and/or on campus romantic
relationships are not allowed.)
Free Housing -
Enhanced Horizons has the capacity to accommodate up to 20 residents in
apartment-like housing units.
- Transports residents to work, personal appointments, school and leisure
Assists residents in completing high school, obtaining a GED, entering college,
or finding vocational training opportunities.
Assists residents in finding employment.
Training – in the areas of money management, consumer education, use of credit,
job search/job retention, interpersonal skills, parenting skills (as
appropriate), and mental-physical health care.
Coordination – assists residents in learning about and accessing needed
community resources and social services.
The Enhanced Horizons transitional living program is
designed to help teens and young adults move toward self sufficiency and
successful adult living
(including single mothers with children).
housing, transportation and other services, each young adult is given an
opportunity to develop and work on individualized independent living goals in a
positive, safe and supportive living environment.
How long is the program? The length of time in the Enhanced Horizons program
varies depending on the individual needs of the young adult. To obtain
maximum benefit from the program, we anticipate that most residents will stay
anywhere from 9 to 18 months.
is expected of residents? All residents will be required to:
in the development of a personal service plan that outlines the goals
and objectives that they hope to accomplish while in the program.
a minimum of 35
hours per week of productive activities such as attending school, working a
full-time or part-time job, community service, and/or independent living
Will be expected to actively seek employment and to work at least part-time.
Residents will pay a small portion of their paycheck for living expenses and
will be expected to save funds during their stay at Enhanced Horizons.
- Follow program guidelines and expectations.
What does it take to succeed in the program?
Participants must have a certain level of
maturity and a strong willingness to work with program staff and other residents
to accomplish their individual program goals and objectives.
What are the eligibility requirements?
To be eligible for the program, you:
Must be 18 to 24 years of age
Must be in need of a dependable, safe place to live.
Must be committed to actively participating in EH program services.
Must be willing to follow program guidelines and expectations.
Note: Couples and/or on-campus romantic relationships are not allowed.
What are the
Applicants must submit the following forms, all included
in the application document linked below:
An Enhanced Horizons Application
Click here for a printable
An Enhanced Horizons Release of Information Form to
obtain educational, medical, and other relevant records, included above.
A consent form for a Criminal History Check,