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SMILES Center for Independent Living (SMILES CIL)

School to Adult Life Transition

New Ulm Office

1618 S Broadway, New Ulm, MN, 56073-3837

Distance: 1014 Miles

(507) 354-7106

Website

http://smilescil.org/services/transition-to-community

Service Details

Description

Coordinated activities are provided to students to teach the knowledge and skills needed for post-school activities. This can include such things as employment, further education, community experiences or living on your own.


Additional Information

This program empowers high school and transition program students who are disabled to:
* To assist young adults with disabilities in the transition from school to independent living and adult life
* To assist young adults in learning independent living skills for maximum community integration and participation
* To provide driver permit test preparation classes
* To ensure that young adults with disabilities and their families are aware of available resources and options that assist with the transition process


Transition training sessions are scheduled within the student's school setting and/or their local communities. These sessions will occur in a small group format of no less than four students. The focus will be "hands on" practical skill training, information and resources.


Features

  • Specialization
    • Children and/or youth with disabilities 
    • Disabilities 
    • Family 

Eligibility

This program is available to students with disabilities between the ages of 14 - 22


Application Instructions

For more information, call (507) 345-7139 or email: erewitzer@smilescil.org


Fees

There is no fee for this service


Area Served

Blue Earth, Brown, Faribault, Le Sueur, Martin, Nicollet, Sibley, Waseca, and Watonwan Counties


Websites

Phone Numbers

Type Number Hours
Main (507) 354-7106

Last Update

6/3/2021

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