Cornerstones of Maine

Cornerstones of Maine is a clinically-driven transitional living program designed to assist men, women, and gender nonconforming young adults (ages 18 to 28) in their journey to becoming independent. Our program provides a therapeutic, resident-centered approach that gives structure and support based on each resident's individual need. Through transformative therapeutic work and individual and group support, our residents work towards independent living. Our individualized program includes professional development, academic reengagement, and character building experiences that teach a myriad of skills and create pathways for successful life habits. These experiences, along with enrichment opportunities, promote emotional growth, personal value, and life purpose.

EDGE Learning and Wellness

Since 2011, EDGE Learning and Wellness has been helping young adults learn the life skills necessary to successfully live independently. We accomplish this by providing our participants the opportunity to meet regularly with our clinically trained staff that assess and review goals, accomplishments, and areas of improvement. Our young adults are also given access to Chicago’s many extracurricular activities that build self-confidence, improve social skills and so much more.

Clearview Communities

ClearView Communities, LLC is a long-term residential treatment center which provides intensive clinical, vocational, and community-based treatment for individuals with psychiatric illness. At ClearView Communities, we firmly believe recovery from mental illness IS possible. That means developing an understanding of one’s own illness and developing self-awareness of behaviors, which are both essential to making changes. We help people rekindle and build the hope of being a productive member of society.

Cascade Crest Transitions

Cascade Crest Transitions is a program designed specifically to work and empower young adults. Our students are ages 18-23, who are struggling in their launch to become healthy independent adults. A typical profile of our students’ challenges might include: difficulty sustaining healthy relationships, problematic mood and anxiety related issues, mild learning disorders, lack of social confidences, and motivation, and drug /alcohol use. We offer a setting, in which students develop healthy, independent-living skills, while receiving support and supervision from our licensed therapists, academic advisors, and dedicated independent living staff.

Wingate Wilderness Therapy – Expanse

Expanse Wilderness is a proven program designed to increase confidence and positive self-awareness in Young Adults 18-28, who are struggling to make transitional changes. Immersed in nature, our students find healing through the challenges and “awakening” experiences associated with wilderness living. If you are Young Adult looking for a program that will guide you step by step through the process of Self-Discovery, Expanse Wilderness can help.

Aloft Transitions

Aloft Transitions is a residential life transition program for young adults 18 to 30 years old. Our clients participate in a therapeutic milieu which centers on preparing for an independent life through life skills coaching, career training, clinical counseling, and educational mentoring. Our aim is to successfully prepare each client for life as an ethical and responsible adult. The program focuses on attribute and value development, couched in a framework of relationship building, and mentoring from caring adult mentors. Clients also participate in frequent clinical counseling and group therapy. Aloft’s supportive and structured environment allows the approach to be individualized with each client per their individual needs and goals.

True North Wilderness

Inspiring and empowering students to identify positive choices and develop strategies for maintaining healthy relationships sets the cornerstone for a lifetime of success. Our team creates a safe and supportive environment that enables students to explore their personal strengths and skills while working to challenge limiting thoughts, behaviors, and beliefs. Sophisticated clinical methods are combined with an emphasis on self-reflection and experiential learning to develop proficiency in social, emotional, and independent living skills. Highly skilled guides and experienced therapists are committed to caring and non-punitive approaches that encourage confidence and personal growth. Each student progresses through the four phases associated with our written curriculum at their own pace, developing internal motivation and establishing consistency with new coping skills as they move forward.

Trails Carolina

At Trails Carolina, our wilderness therapy program’s mission is to give your child the confidence, coping mechanisms, and communication skills that will help them become the best version of themselves. Throughout our wilderness program, families restore and rebuild their relationship with their child. We believe that by connecting with nature in a wilderness therapy setting, your child can learn to address their unhealthy behaviors, gain valuable personal insights, and learn important lessons. Free from the distractions and negative influences of everyday life, they can focus on their own personal growth and healing process.
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