Gap Year Programs For Washington Young Adults

How do gap year programs help Washington young adults?

Gap year programs are a way for young adults from Washington to explore different parts of themselves and discover 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. Many Washington 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?

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 positive things about gap year programs are also the faults: lack of academic credit or work experience while in a gap year program. If you don’t take the opportunity seriously, you may find yourself in the same situation: 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. Some teens from Washington 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 Washington, just like in traditional gap year programs. 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 Washington 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.

Like in other gap year programs, the teens at Journey Home Young Adult are transitioning to a new place to spread their wings. One difference is the experiences that our teens have had prior to coming to Journey Home Young Adult. Journey Home Young Adult helps teens ages 18-23 that have made significant progress with emotional, behavioral, or mental health issues. All our students have successfully completed a treatment program before coming here.

Journey Home Young Adult offers an independent yet supportive environment for teens from Washington transitioning into adulthood. Our beautiful home is the perfect location for this part of our young women’s journeys in Salt Lake City, Utah. Salt Lake is home to multiple colleges and universities that our students can enroll in while living here. Many teens consistently name Salt Lake City as one of the best cities to live and work. If you think Journey Home Young Adult could be the right stepping stone for you or your young adult from Washington, please call (801) 444-0794 to learn more.

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