Helping Abilene youth transition to adulthood & independence
BCFS Health and Human Services' Abilene Transition Center is a “one-stop shop” for youth to receive case management, counseling and assistance with education, employment and housing.
Our center houses and partners with government and community organizations to ensure comprehensive yet non-duplicated services that help youth become independent and law-abiding adults.
Services offered to at-risk youth and young adults ages 15 to 25:
Assistance with budgeting, Life Skills Classes, Driver’s License or ID, SNAP, Birth Certificate,Medicaid, CHIPS, Social Security, and the City Link Transit System. Help finding resources for housing, clothing and medical.
Referral to GED classes and tests, help locating school records and tracking down documentation, college applications, college tours, FAFSA, Life Skills classes, and assistance searching for jobs, job applications, resumes, mock interviews, and appropriate interview/work attire.
Provides qualified, pre-screened applicants by assisting employers in evaluating their hiring needs and matching those to individuals with the skills and talents required for each job.
TWC Case Management
Assists foster youth with employment, including skills assessment and career goals, as well as any other needs before and after aging out of foster care. A partnership with the Texas Workforce Commission.
Case Management exclusively for Juvenile Justice youth. A partnership with the Taylor County Juvenile Justice Probation Officers.