83 Prospect Street Waterbury, CT 06710

Waterbury

"Life Skills"

L.I.S.A.’s Community-Based Life Skills Program serves youth age 15 and older who are in the care of the State of Connecticut Department of Children & Families. All youth attending CBLS live in foster homes in the Greater Waterbury Area

 

There are fall and spring sessions. Typically, 10 teens are enrolled per session, allowing for personalized instruction. 
Topics include:
  • Nutrition & food management
  • Personal appearance & hygiene
  • Money management & banking
  • Buying & financing/Being an educated consumer
  • Renting an apartment
  • Understanding a lease
  • Time management
  • Improving academic achievement
  • Educational planning & guidance, including help with college applications
  • Career & vocational guidance
  • Job application & resume writing
  • Job interviewing skills
  • Legal rights & responsibilities
  • AIDs, STDs & Sexual Awareness
  • Drug & alcohol awareness
  • Self-esteem and motivation
  • Effective relationship building & problem solving
  • Personal responsibility & ethics

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