LIFT Program

LIFT (Living Independently for Tomorrow) provides outreach and transitional living and support services to help homeless youth or those aging out of foster care, ages 17-21. LIFT focuses on five key areas: subsidized scattered-site apartments in order to provide stable housing to homeless youth, viable vocational/career skills training, life skill preparation, and support services, including: shelter, food, clothing, medical assistance, crisis intervention, counseling, referrals, and aftercare services.

Living Independently For Tomorrow


For Homeless Youth

The purpose of the CR LIFT ONE project is to provide outreach and transitional living and support services to help homeless youth who are residents of Fairfax County, ages 17-21, leave the streets. LIFT ONE focuses on five key areas: subsidized scattered-site apartments in order to provide stable housing to homeless youth, viable vocational/career skills training, life skill preparation, and support services, including: shelter, food, clothing, medical assistance, crisis intervention, counseling, referrals, and aftercare services.


For Youth Aging out of Foster Care

The purpose of the LIFT TWO Project is to provide apartment-based Independent Living and Support Services to help foster care youth, ages 17-21, transition from residential care to independent living. Youth receive housing, vocational and educational services, life skills training, therapeutic services (counseling, therapy and/or substance abuse education), and the development of a network of support services in the community. The CRi LIFT TWO project is licensed for 25-beds for males and females transitioning from the foster care system to independent living in the community.