Transition Planning

Planning for the future and making the transition from full time student to adult life can be both exciting and overwhelming for families. There are so many different areas and opportunities to consider and explore. Staff from Advocates and the Center are available to provide consultation and support at each stage of the planning process.




Areas to consider include:

Adult Service Eligibility
Benefit Planning
Housing Options
Guardianship / Estate Planning
Education, Job Training, and Employment Opportunities
Recreation
Community Integration
Social Networking

If you would like to discuss transition planning with our staff, please call (781) 767-3048 or email .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address). We also offer several groups and workshops that explore the challenges and opportunities surrounding transition. They are great places to share experiences and make valuable connections with other families and young adults. If you are interested in taking part, please email .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address) or call the Center.

Young Adult Mentoring Group
This group will meet weekly in the local community under the direction and guidance of an adult mentor to address areas that many 18-25-year-olds face as they transition from high school into adulthood. Areas of focus will be identified by the group members and may include career planning and educational pursuits, travel training assistance, money management, nutrition, health and fitness and social skills development. This group is limited to seven participants per eight-week session.

Family Support Group
In this facilitated group, families are invited to share experiences, stresses and emotional challenges that present as individuals transition to adulthood. The group will also discuss the various areas of transition planning and focus on encouraging individual growth, development and independence.

Transition Planning Workshops
Check out our training calendar or contact the Center to register for a small group workshop.

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