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Lurie Children's SAILS (Supporting Adolescents with Independent Life Skills) program offers a six-week program to teach teens to prepare for their future in work, college and managing their healthcare. There are also sessions for parents for more information and support.
SAILS Program Details
Who: Young adults ages 15-20 with chronic medical conditions who are able to participate with peers in an interactive group setting.
Where: Ann & Robert H. Lurie Children’s Hospital of Chicago 225 E. Chicago Ave. Chicago, IL 60611
When: The group typically meets Monday evenings for six weeks from 6–8 p.m. (Please note, we ask that you plan to attend all six weeks.)
Angela Berger, LCSW Social Worker and Transition Specialist