The LIFE Project

Learning Independence from Experience

The LIFE Project promotes self-confidence and self-sufficiency for young adults aging out of the foster care system and homeless young adults by providing independent living housing options and skills development.

Who’s eligible:

  • Young adults, ages 18 up to 21, who are still in Child Protective Services (CPS) custody anywhere in Texas or who were in custody on their 18th birthday
  • Young adults who meet the above criteria who have children from anywhere in Texas
  • Homeless young adults, ages 18-21 (non-CPS)
  • Single or parenting single adults aging out of foster care

Housing Options:
ACH will assist young adults in locating, securing and funding any of these housing options based on the young adult's desired location:

  • College Dorms
  • Non-College Dorms
  • Shared Housing
  • Apartments

Available Support Services:

  • Case Management
  • Counseling
  • Financial Assistance (bi-weekly allowance)
  • Household Setup (furniture and supplies)
  • Work Skills Development
  • Life Skills Development

To Apply:

DFPS Referrals - Click Here

Community Referrals - Click Here


For more information:

Contact 817.335.HOPE (4673) or 888.296.8099 or

Funding Partner:

Texas Department of Family and Protective Services