Young Adult Programs
“My Sister’s Keeper” KBFLC’s Empowerment Program will offer life skills training for Women ages 18-24. Our program will offer an interactive, educational methodology that not only focuses on transmitting knowledge but also aims at shaping attitudes and developing interpersonal skills. Click here to learn more.
“My Brother’s Keeper” KBFLC’s Empowerment Program will also offer life skills training for Men ages 18-24. Our program will combine intensive case management, work experience and life skills training to help high-risk young men learn and practice the skills they need to get a job and stay employed. Click here to learn more.
Adult Participants of the Program Should:
- Have a strong desire to learn from others
- Show the ability and willingness to share best practices and lessons learned from their own experiences
- Be open to experiencing new cultures and ways of thinking
- Have a desire to share their own culture and values with adults from different cultures, religions and varied backgrounds without prejudice
- Work with diverse groups throughout all aspects of the programs
- Be flexible in working with other participants and coordinators during scheduling, travel, etc.
- Be committed to implementing a community initiative upon completion of the program
What to expect:
Workshops focused on life issues, some topics include:
- Pathways to Daily Living
- Managing Your Anger
- Stress Management Resources
- Life at Home
- Handling the Tough Times
- Making Good Use of Your Leisure Time
- Managing Your Money
- Coping Skills
Who is eligible?
- Be at least 18 years old and not more than 24 years old at the time of the program start (exceptions will be made on a case by case basis to extend the age of participant)
- May be male or female
- Reside in the servicing area
- Demonstrate a desire to participate in the program and be willing to abide by all KBFLC Empowerment Program policies and procedures
- Agree to a one-year commitment to the program
- Commit to attending all of the training program as well as the support groups and outings as much as possible
- Must not be diagnosed with severe psychosis, abuse drugs or alcohol, or be a threat to self and/or others. Such persons will be referred to other agencies
- Submit a complete application, including photograph.
What are the criteria for selection?
Students will be evaluated on the following characteristics:
- This program is a voluntary program and all will be accepted, except anyone who is diagnosed with severe psychosis, abuses drugs or alcohol, or is a threat to self and/or others. Such persons will be referred to other agencies
What is covered?
There is no application fee for applicants.
KBFLC, in conjunction with its private partners, will solicit funds and donations to provide the pay for activities and educational materials.
Participants will be responsible for expenses of admission and transportation to sponsored trips if funds are not available.
APPLICATION FORM IS BELOW
Click here to download the Student Application.
Applications should be emailed to Kingdom Builder’s Family Life Center at firstname.lastname@example.org
**If you are unable to scan and email your application, you may also send it via postal mail to the following address:
ATTN: Lisa Jenkins
Kingdom Builder’s Family Life Center
P.O. Box 75524
Colorado Springs, CO 80970
APPLICATION DEADLINE: We continuously accept applications. If you are accepted during an ongoing session, we will alert you to the next available start date.
Please feel free to contact us with any questions!