Housing & Support for Teens & Young Adults Chasing their Dreams

Pathways Transitional Living (Pathways) is a supportive transitional housing program exclusively for motivated teens and young adults who are ready to pursue their education or career dreams, but are homeless or in foster care.  Pathways is the only transitional living program in the region certified in trauma-informed care, creating a culture of compassion, acceptance, respect and accountability

A safe, judgement-free home is a basic right and the first need Pathways meets. With a safe place to sleep and complete acceptance regardless of gender identity or sexual orientation, teens and young adults can focus on what really matters – making their dreams happen.

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How Our Pathways Transitional Living Works

 Basic Needs


Stable Housing & Support
Minimal - High Supervision


Complete Acceptance

Support in 3 Core Areas


  • Complete high school/obtain GED
  • College/Trade school preparation
  • Financial literacy
  • Life Skills Training
  • Driver’s Education


  • Job Readiness
  • Gain job attainment skills
  • Apprenticeship participation


    • Health/Therapeutic Services
    • Medication Management
    • Drug/Alcohol Abuse Services
    • Disability Services
    • Transgender Services

      Specialty Programs

      Build Trybe is a mentorship community that builds health, independence and empowers youth with employable skills in the culinary, construction and horticulture trades.

      Learn More About Build Trybe

      A Variety of Living Options

      The Pathways transitional living program is currently available in two states — Kansas and Missouri. In Missouri, it operates in Kansas City, Grandview and NW Missouri. In Kansas, it operates in Kansas City.

      Independent Apartment: 

      Independent apartment living for up to 18 Missouri teens and young adults in Kansas City and St. Joseph, including young parents with kids and non-married couples.
      Minimal Supervision; High Independence


      Shared Apartment Complex:

      Shared apartment living and support for up to 19 high functioning Kansas teens and young adults.
      Low Supervision, High Independence; Roommates


      Transition House:

      Shared housing and support for up to 10 Kansas or Missouri teens and young adults.
      Medium Supervision, Medium Independence; Roommates



      Please submit any inquiries though our Pathways Inquiry form. For more information on our Pathways program, call 844-824-8200.