The Independent Living Skills Program supported by St. Elizabeth’s Guild has attractive new quarters after a renovation project carried out by 31 volunteers.

The program serves young people who have outgrown the foster care system and need guidance to become independent young adults. Some of the life skills taught are how to open a bank account, rent an apartment, continue their education, use a computer effectively and make a good presentation when applying for a job.

St. Elizabeth’s also supports the St. John the Baptist Head Start program and Padua Pediatrics in Jefferson Parish.

Those who help throughout the year are recognized at its Volunteer Activists Awards fundraising luncheon, to be held Oct. 23.