Gap Year Programs For Virginia Young Adults

How do gap year programs help Virginia young adults?

Gap year programs for young adults from Virginia to discover more about themselves: their mission, their passions, what drives them in life. Many young adults arrive at the threshold of college or their careers and feel lost or lack certainty about what comes next. Without a clear decision, many Virginia young adults decide to select an alternative and finite option that will help them gain clarity and certainty.

What are the pros and cons of gap year programs?

Gap year programs are very appealing to high school and college age students: they provide a specific amount of time that has fun activities, reduced responsibilities, and allows them to put off final decisions about what comes next. 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.

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 Virginia 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 Virginia, just like in traditional gap year programs. Journey Home Young Adult helps young women ages 18-23 who have successfully completed a treatment program but are looking for a supportive environment that will allow them to be more independent and 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 Virginia 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. They look for programs that are related to possible interests-professional, educational, or personal-that they may 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 experiences that our young women have had prior to coming to Journey Home Young Adult are different from students looking for traditional gap year programs. 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. The young women we work with have all successfully completed a residential treatment program before coming here.

Journey Home Young Adult offers an independent yet supportive environment for young women from Virginia transitioning into adulthood. Our beautiful home is the perfect location for this part of our young women’s journeys in Salt Lake City, Utah. With access to multiple colleges and universities, our students can enroll in college while living here. Salt Lake City is consistently named as one of the best cities for young people to live and work. Call (801) 444-0794 to learn more about how we can help you on your journey!

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