Providing the Skills for Living Successful Independent Lives
Young Adult Program
Crossroads Community’s Young Adult Program helps young adults acquire the skills they need to make a successful transition to independent living. We help them build foundations in the following benchmark areas, ensuring they are as prepared as possible for progression into adulthood:
- Housing - finding a safe, affordable and stable place to live.
- Education - obtaining a high school diploma or GED, post-secondary education, or enrollment in an occupational skills training program.
- Vocation - accessing supported employment services, including job coaching and work skill development.
- Mentoring - establishing an ongoing social support network throughout the transition to adulthood.
- Finances - achieving financial stability through employment or entitlements, and establishing credit and basic identification documents to allow for self-sufficiency.
- Healthcare - connecting with appropriate healthcare services to address both physical and behavioral healthcare needs.
- Independent Living Skills - acquiring the necessary skills to live independently; cooking, cleaning, laundry, hygiene.
Exploring job interests & visiting places of employment
Finding a job
Education support—obtaining GED, enrolling in college
Transition planning & access to resources
Independent living skills
Obtaining a driver’s license
Learning about finances
Fitness & health
Learning about medications
Problem solving skills
Decision making skills
Drug & alcohol education
Interpersonal & social skills
Open to individuals 16–25 years old with a behavioral health diagnosis.
Individuals must meet medical necessary criteria.
Active in behavioral health treatment.
Referrals must be made by the treating mental health professional.
Applications and questions regarding vacancies should be directed to the Core Service Agency - Mid-Shore Behavioral Health Systems. Crossroads is not able to accept referrals directly.
Mid-Shore Behavioral Health Systems
28578 Mary's Court, Suite 1
Easton, MD 21601
Phone: (410) 770-4801
Fax: (410) 770-4809
Referral forms can be accessed here.
Services are provided in the following counties: Queen Anne's, Kent, Talbot, Caroline & Dorchester.
The Young Adult Program conducts activities at all three Crossroads locations as well as in community settings.
Administrative Offices & Queen Anne’s County Program Services
120 Banjo Lane Centreville, MD 21617
Phone: (410)758-3050 Fax: (410) 758-1223
Kent County Services
937 Gateway Drive Chestertown, MD 21620
Phone: (410) 778-9200
Dorchester County Services
404 LeCompte Street Cambridge, MD 21613
Phone: (410) 221-7540