The Transitional Living Program (TLP) is funded through the Michigan Department of Human Services, Department of Health and Human Services and The Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD), and assists older teens and young adults that are at risk of becoming homeless or are homeless. The program is fully licensed through the State of Michigan as a child care institution. Any one can refer a youth to this program. This residential program houses a maximum of 6 homeless youth ages 16-20. Youth may stay up to 18 months. The youth are provided counseling and life skills to lead the youth from life on the streets to a life of self-sufficiency. The youth is required to find employment, continue their education, and complete volunteer hours. The application and interview process can take up to two to three weeks.