Planning for Future Living Arrangements

In by Paige Haberkorn

What does it mean to plan for future living arrangements?

Exploring and preparing for your living and housing options after high school. Ideally, planning for future living arrangements includes…

  • Learning how to ask for help, make decisions, and solve problems.
  • Learning skills to live on your own, such as managing your healthcare and medicine, and being safe in your home.
  • Understanding how to budget, manage your money, and use banks.
  • Exploring living options focused on where you want to live.
  • Identifying supports to help you succeed.

Planning for future living arrangements results in…

  • Having a plan for where you want to live based upon your dreams and goals.
  • Developing the skills to access the supports and live where you want to live after high school.
  • Being able to make decisions and manage your living arrangements with supports.