Becoming an adult is rarely easy, but coping with mental illness, unstable living situations, lack of family support, or difficulty making ends meet can all leave you struggling to achieve your goals.
Roads of Independence is here for you.
Who qualifies for membership?
living in Sumter, Lee and Kershaw County
Experiencing at least one of the following:
History of or at-risk for Mental Illness
depression, anxiety, or just needing to talk to someone
Struggling with Substance Abuse
in recovery or
trying to get clean
Foster Care or DJJ
coming out of or going
into the system
At Risk for Homelessness
couch-surfing or between roommates
Need Help With
life skills and independent living resources
ROI helps build the bridge for youth and young adults to receive support for successful transition to adulthood through engagement and providing access to mental health services.
To support the recovery of youth and young adults with mental illness in Sumter, Kershaw and Lee counties.
Our goal is for young adults to receive responsive age and developmentally appropriate, youth-driven, culturally competent, and highly individualized care, which will lead to a full and productive life.
ROI will reach out to young adults with emerging mental health conditions who fail to engage in treatment, and by doing so, will reduce the risk for many conditions that could result in academic underachievement, unemployment, and a loss of social supports.