Navos will be celebrating the opening of its new Independence Bridge facility on Thursday, Oct. 23 from 9 a.m. â€“ Noon, with guest speaker Rep. Jim McDermott set to speak at 10:45 a.m. Independence Bridge is a new supported living program for at-risk young adults, ages 18â€“24, who are transitioning from foster care to independence. In addition to Rep. McDermott, program staff will speak and light bites will be served.
The 7.5-acre Behavioral Healthcare Center campus will include space for outpatient programs for youth and families, housing and support services for young adults transitioning from foster care to independence, inpatient and residential treatment programs for children and teens, a primary care clinic, a school for youth in residential treatment, outdoor recreation areas, space for other youth service providers, and studios for adjunctive therapies including art, dance and music. The natural setting on Lake Burien and a comprehensive continuum of services will provide a protected sanctuary for healing and hope.Independence Bridge is located at 15245 10th Ave SW in Burien. For more information, visit http://navos.org/about/center-of-excellence.]]>