Rights of Passage Transitional Housing -                       fort lauderdale

Based on the belief that all youth have the “right” to “pass” from childhood to adulthood with support from caring and experienced adults, Rights of Passage (ROP) helps older adolescents progress from homelessness to productive lifestyles though stable residency, improved life skills and employment opportunities, and increased self-responsibility for determining their future.

Rights of Passage Apartment Living (ROPAL) offers youth up to two years of independent living in a furnished apartment with supportive case management. In Fort Lauderdale, the ROPAL Program consists of 16 beds.

ROPAL youth inFort Lauderdale receive Life Skills Education through intensive one-to-one case management and group counseling to foster mastery to:

  • Maintain employment and pay 30% of gross income toward rent which goes into a savings account set up for each youth to use when they are ready to establish independence
  • Split utility and common bills with a roommate
  • Participate in weekly counseling sessions and case manager home visits
  • Adhere to a budget, practice new life skills and continue to work on educational and vocational goals.



Fort Lauderdale

Covenant House Florida 733 Breakers Avenue Fort Lauderdale, FL 33304 Phone: (954) 561-5559 | Fax: (954) 565-6551 | Toll-Free: (800) 683-8338


Covenant House Florida 5931 E. Colonial Drive Orlando, FL 32807 Phone: (407) 482-0404 | Fax: (407) 482-0657 | Toll-Free: (800) 441-4478