OUR PROGRAMS

Learn more about the programs that you can help support.

  • Community Based Life Skills (CBLS)

    A non-residential program for youth ages 15-21, located in the Greater Waterbury region. A combination of group and individulized sessions teaching life skills to teenagers in foster care, support the transition to independent living.

  • Lisa's WISH

    Lisa's WISH provides a warm, safe, secure, structured environmet, counseling, therapy and more. Statewide referrals by the Department of Children and Families for females ages 17-20 with mild to moderate mental illness, history of abuse, and/or in foster care.

  • Supervised Apartments and Independent Living Program (SAIL)

    Transitional apartments for older adolescent males and females working towards independence- including expectant and parenting mothers. LISA, Inc. owns one and two bedroom condos, with 24/7 staff coverage and support.

  • Youth Excellence Project (YEP)

    The Youth Excellence Project is a program for adolescent boys ages 13-17 who are in foster care, congregate care or an independent living facility in Connecticut.  Participating youth take part in two half-day workshops per month leading up to a weeklong adventure trip to the Channel Islands National Park in Santa Barbara, CA.