Gap Year Programs For North Carolina Young Adults

How do gap year programs help North Carolina young adults?

Gap year programs are a way for young adults from North Carolina to explore different parts of themselves and discover what drives them in life. Many young adults feel like they still have no direction after graduating from high school or college. Many North Carolina young adults who feel unprepared for this transitional period decide to look for alternative options that will help them gain clarity.

What are the pros and cons of gap year programs?

High school and college-age students are attracted to gap year programs because they sound like a great way to have fun and postpone responsibilities for a while. The perceived pros of gap year programs, like lack of academic credit or relevant work experience, work against students in the long run. If you don’t take advantage of what a gap year program can offer in helping you make more intentional decisions, you may find you are still stuck without a plan for the future.





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finding help at Journey Home Young Adult

At Journey Home Young Adult, we help teens between the ages of 18-23 build independent living skills after they have completed a residential treatment center or wilderness therapy program. Throughout the program, we support teens as they work towards self-set goals revolving around areas such as improving academic skills, career development and relationship skills. Our clients are seeking a nurturing environment in which they can build and grow independent living skills that will help them launch into a successful adulthood.

Clients at Journey Home Young Adult are teens who have started their journey towards gaining self efficacy, emotional development, and self confidence. The teens we help are hoping to build and make positive strides in their emotional, mental, and physical health.

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Are there gap year program alternatives? 

There are many alternatives to gap year programs, and the most important thing is about finding the right one for you. One option for teens from North Carolina is Journey Home Young Adult, located in Salt Lake City, Utah. Our students come from all over the United States, including North Carolina, to create a diverse and supportive community. Young people ages 18-23 who have successfully completed a residential treatment program find that Journey Home Young Adult’s supportive environment allows them to be more independent and challenges them in all the right ways. For more information about Journey Home Young Adult, call (801) 444-0794.

Why choose Journey Home Young Adult for a therapeutic gap year program?

Young adults from North Carolina and around the world look to traditional gap year programs to step away from their day-to-day lives and experience something new and different. Traditional gap year programs offer experiences related to personal, professional, or educational interests they may have.

Like in other gap year programs, the teens at Journey Home Young Adult are transitioning to a new place to spread their wings. The difference between Journey Home Young Adult and other traditional gap year programs is the experiences that our teens have had prior to coming to our program. Our program is designed to help teens ages 18-23 that have had emotional, behavioral, or mental health issues and have made significant progress with their struggles. All our students have had successful experiences at previous treatment program before coming here.

Journey Home Young Adult helps teens from North Carolina and across the country successfully transition into adulthood in an independent yet supportive environment. Our beautiful home just outside of Salt Lake City, Utah provides the ideal location for this part of a young woman’s journey. With access to multiple colleges and universities, our students can enroll in college while living here. Many teens consistently name Salt Lake City as one of the best cities to live and work. For more information about how Journey Home Young Adult could be the right stepping stone for you, call (801) 444-0794.

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