• Independent Living Forum

Independent Living ForumFor youth and families currently in care with MHC. Designed for teenagers and their caregivers, the Independent Living Forum teaches skills and provides information to help ensure a successful transition into adulthood.

The MHC in-home services team will work one-on-one with participants on job-readiness skills and career assessments.


Barton College
College Foundation
Edgecombe Community College
Foster parent Tim Bates, sharing economic literacy
Fostering Bright FuturesMercy For America’s Children
MHC Hackley Education and Learning Program
Nash Community College
Nash Community College Cosmetology
NC Reach
Pitt County DSS
Tarheel Challenge
Wake County LINKS

RSVP by May 22: [email protected] or 252.886.0577

LAUNCH | Independent Living Program

LAUNCH is a free program to help teens (ages 14 and up) prepare for their future. Each workshop includes interactive training topics for independent and life living skills. Topics include:

•  money management
•  job interviewing
•  career planning
•  credit and banking
•  self-image
•  health and insurance
•  housing
•  conflict resolution
•  self-advocacy

Refreshments and lunch will be provided. Each teen who attends will receive a $10 gift card!

Register now! Email Greg Harper at [email protected] or call 919.376.5223.

LAUNCH is sponsored by Church in Motion with support from Methodist Home for Children.