Independent living skills

Independent Living Skills

Each young person at NWLC, works through ‘Northwest Leaving Care Independence Living Workbook’. The independent living workbook provides a systematic learning and assessment tool. It has been developed over a four-year period, assisted by feedback from our young people. Young people work through the book supported by key workers and / or support workers at resource centre drop in sessions, as group activities or in their own home.  

Topics Include:

  • Cooking / healthy eating / meal-planning
  • Budgeting
  • Shopping
  • Daily Life
  • Utilities and Household
  • Technology
  • Paperwork