Transition Through Middle And High School And Beyond

Dude, Where’s My Transition Plan?
November 20, 2014

Dude, Where’s My Transition Plan? Guide from Formed Families Forward and PEATC

  • Toolkit, Dude, Where’s My Transition Plan?


Foster Care to Success

Foster Care to Success: America’s College Fund for Foster Youth.

All Foster Care to Success scholarships share one application; we will determine the program(s) for which you are eligible based on the information you provide.

  • Website, Foster Care to Success

    Foster Care to Success

  • Website, Foster Care to Success

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Helping Youth Transition to Adulthood: Guidance for Foster Parents

Helping Youth Transition to Adulthood: Guidance for Foster Parents, a  fact sheet of Child Welfare Information Gateway

  • Guide, Helping Youth Transition to Adulthood: Guidance for Foster Parents


Great Expectations program

Great Expectations program for Virginia foster youth pursuing community college and other post-secondary education options.

  • Website, Great Expectations program


Services for Older Youth

Services for Older Youth, VDSS.  These include the Independent Living Program for youth 14 and older and education programs such as the Community College Tuition Grant and Education and Training Vouchers (ETV).

  • Podcast, Services for Older Youth


Project LIFE

Project LIFE, sponsored by Virginia Department of Social Services and United Methodist Family Services. The mission of Project Life is to enhance the successful transition of older foster youth to adulthood by a) increasing the capacity of professionals working with youth to engage in sound, evidence-based practices and b) by promoting permanent connections, effective preparation for transition to adulthood, and meaningful youth input into state and local policies and practices.

  • Website, Project LIFE


The Simple Dollar

The Simple Dollar website offers a Social Security Disability Benefits Guide.

  • Guide, The Simple Dollar


Online Retail Saving Guide

Online Retail Saving Guide for persons with disabilities features links to savings and discounts available to persons with disabilities.

  • Guide, Online Retail Saving Guide


JobCorps

JobCorps, a free education and training program that helps young people learn a career, earn a high school diploma or GED, and find and keep a good job has several locations in Virginia.

  • Website, JobCorps


Education & Training Connections resources from CPIR

The Center for Parent Information and Resources provides a webpage on Education/Training Connections resources.

  • Website, Education & Training Connections resources from CPIR


Employment Connections resources

The Center for Parent Information and Resources offers this webpage on Employment Connections resources.

  • Website, Employment Connections resources


Top Mental Health Challenges Facing College Students

Best Colleges offers an article on Top Mental Health Challenges Facing College Students

  • Guide, Top Mental Health Challenges Facing College Students


Consumer affairs online guide to Student Loan

Consumer Affairs offers an online guide to student loans including types, features and the top-rated loans.

  • Website, Consumer affairs online guide to Student Loan


Rutgers College Resources for Students with Disabilities

Rutgers University has compiled a list of online College Resources for Students with Disabilities.

  • Website, Rutgers College Resources for Students with Disabilities


PACER’s National Parent Center on Transition and Employment

PACER’s National Parent Center on Transition and Employment provides information and resources for youth, families, employers and others helping teens and young adults with disabilities as they transition.

  • Website, PACER’s National Parent Center on Transition and Employment


National Technical Assistance Center on Transition

National Technical Assistance Center on Transition, funded by US Department of Education to support states and local school systems.

  • Website, National Technical Assistance Center on Transition


Getting Ready for When Your Teen Reaches the Age of Majority: A Parent’s Guide 

Getting Ready for When Your Teen Reaches the Age of Majority: A Parent’s Guide from the Center for Parent Information and Resources

  • Guide, Getting Ready for When Your Teen Reaches the Age of Majority: A Parent’s Guide 


Comprehensive Approach to Transition Guide

Comprehensive Approach to Transition Guide from the Association of University Centers on Disability is a youth-friendly planning workbook.

  • Worksheet, Comprehensive Approach to Transition Guide


National Collaborative on Workforce and Disability

National Collaborative on Workforce and Disability, funded by the Department of Labor, offers many employment, education and other transition resources for youth with disabilities and their families.

  • Website, National Collaborative on Workforce and Disability


Center on Technology and Disability

Center on Technology and Disability is a national resource for families on assistive technology and instructional technology.

  • Website, Center on Technology and Disability