Gap Year Programs For North Dakota Young Adults

How do gap year programs help North Dakota young adults?

Gap year programs are a way for young adults from North Dakota to explore different parts of themselves and discover what drives them in life. Many young adults arrive at a crossroads after high school or college graduation and feel lost despite their accomplishments. Amidst this uncertainty, many North Dakota young adults look for alternative options to rushing into situations they are not prepared for in order to gain clarity.

What are the pros and cons of gap year programs?

Gap year programs appeal to young adults based on the fun activities it offers, reduced responsibility and the opportunity to postpone making significant life decisions. 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 the opportunity seriously, you may find yourself in the same situation: without a plan for the future.

finding help at Journey Home Young Adult

At Journey Home Young Adult, we help young women 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 young women 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 young women who have started their journey towards gaining self efficacy, emotional development, and self confidence. The young women 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? 

It can be hard to narrow down the right alternative to a gap year program, as there are so many options available. Some young women from North Dakota find Journey Home Young Adult in Salt Lake City, Utah as an alternative to a gap year program. Our program consists of a wonderfully diverse group of students coming from all over the United States, including North Dakota, just like in traditional gap year programs. At Journey Home Young Adult, we work specifically with young women ages 18-23 that have found success in a treatment program and are looking for a transitional, “soft landing” of sorts: an independent yet supportive experience that will challenge them in all the right ways. Call (801) 444-0794 if you think Journey Home Young Adult could be the right program for you.

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

Young adults from North Dakota and around the world looking to step away from their day-to-day lives and experience something new and different consider the option of traditional gap year programs. Typically, these experiences are related to an interest – professional, educational, or personal – that they have.

At Journey Home Young Adult, an alternative to gap year programs, young women at our program 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 young women have had prior to coming to our program. We work specifically with young women ages 18-23 that have had emotional, behavioral, or mental health issues and have made significant progress with their struggles. All our students have successfully completed a treatment program before coming here.

Journey Home Young Adult helps young women from North Dakota 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. Salt Lake is home to multiple colleges and universities that our students can enroll in while living here. Salt Lake City is consistently named as one of the best cities for young people 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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