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It is the mission of LifeTies to provide quality care and services to youth in crisis due to abuse, neglect, homelessness, health issues or HIV/AIDS. All of our programs emphasize self-sufficiency and health care in conjunction with a commitment to prevent the ongoing, generation to generation dysfunctional behavioral patterns that so drastically affect the young people we serve.
T.I.L.T. (Teenage Independent, Living Training) Mentoring program currently serves Mercer County, Burlington and surrounding areas, adolescents between the ages of 14 to 21. They are unable to live with their families or relatives. T.I.L.T.'s main objectives are to connect youth with a caring, nurturing adult who is consistent, reliable and able to positively influence the lives of the youth and establish a life-lone connection for youth served. Youth will have the opportunity to develop meaningful relationships, participate in recreational/social activities with mentors. They will also have the opportunity to explore academic and career options, job shadowing, and cultural events. (T.I.L.T. is located in Trenton).
MARY'S PLACE is a transitional living program for homeless or aging out youth ages 18 to 21. A variety of support services are currently provided including financial education and money management skills, assistance in securing permanent housing and instruction in landlord tenant rights. Mary's Place is designed to empower youth to become self-sufficient and responsible for their own well being as they make the transition to young adulthood. Services available include advanced independent living skills training, community involvement and service, parenting skills training, life , youth advocacy skills and opportunity, substance abuse assessment and referral, educational planning, tutoring, and job readiness training. (Mary's Place is located in Trenton).