The purpose of this page is to help program participants prepare to graduate from the program. The information provided here can be used to help formulate a plan for graduating and preparing to live more independently.
Here are some important questions to consider when preparing for graduation
This is a great question to consider, often this question can be discussed with your case worker. If you are unsure how to start this conversation you can ask your mentor or clinical case manager for advice.
An important question to think about as you prepare to graduate is how to access and pay your bills. Some bills to consider are; electricity, internet, cell phone, and rent.
It is always important to know how to access medical care when you need it, and if you are planning on moving away from your current living space it is good to ask your clinical case manager for advice on how to get a new doctor.
When preparing to graduate from the Compass Rose Program many participants have gained a fluffy friend. However, in most living situations outside of our program in order to keep your pet you will have to get them registered as an Emotional Support Animal or if they allow pets pay a pet deposit. These are things that are great to plan out with your care team as you prepare to graduate from the program.