401 E. McMillan Street
Cincinnati, OH 45206
Sheakley Center for Youth - Life Skills Training
Lighthouse Youth & Family Services’ Sheakley Center for Youth provides life skills training to homeless young people staying in the shelter. The Center serves transition-age youth ages 18-24 and includes a 36-bed emergency shelter, 39 units of permanent housing apartments and employee offices. At the Sheakley Center, youth have access to case management, housing services, a day resource center, and mental/physical health services. Life skills training helps young people achieve long-term independence by focusing on key areas such as money management/consumer awareness, food management, personal appearance, health, housekeeping, transportation, educational planning, job seeking skills, job maintenance skills, emergency and safety skills, knowledge of community resources, interpersonal skills, legal skills, and housing.
Date: July 2021