Turning Point’s Residential program, “Transitional Living Program”, or “TLP” is a scattered-site supported living apartment program serving adults with chronic mental illness. The program’s two-bedroom apartments are located in the village of Skokie, within two miles of Turning Point Behavioral Health Care Center.
TLP is time-limited and designed for individuals who want to be living independently in their own apartments but need to learn or improve their independent living skills before being able to do so. These residents share a two-bedroom apartment with another TLP client (of the same gender) and may remain in the program up to three years. In addition to working with their case manager on learning independent living skills, clients in TLP are required to be involved in 15-20 hours of structured activities each week.
All residents receive ongoing case management services to assist them in improving skills associated with independent living. This is in addition to any individual or group psychotherapy, medication management, or psychosocial rehabilitation treatment provided by Turning Point BHCC.
The program is not intended as just a resource to provide housing. It is designed for individuals with a chronic mental illness who need and want assistance with their independent living skills, who want to learn how to better care for themselves, be more involved in the community, and live as independently as possible.
Applying for the program:
For information or questions regarding the program, please contact the Residential Coordinator, Sarah Bendix, LCSW at 847.933.0051 ext. 458.