youth-services

CHAP & CHEER

Community Housing Assistance Program (CHAP) and Community Housing Employment Enrichment Resources (CHEER) The Community Housing Assistance Program (CHAP) and Community Housing Employment Enrichment Resources (CHEER) are Department of Children and Families (DCF) funded programs that offer community, housing, educational, and employment resources for individuals 17 years of age or older who are committed to DCF.…

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DCF Work to Learn Centers

DCF Work to Learn Center The Work to Learn Center, funded by the Department of Children and Families (DCF), is part of an innovative, youth-driven work-to-learn model designed to help young people achieve success. This program provides educational, vocational, employment, financial literacy, life skills, personal and community connections, and other support services. The Work to…

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Academy for Human Service Training

Academy for Human Service Training The Academy for Human Service Training (AHST) is a comprehensive occupational skills program that trains individuals for direct-care, entry-level positions in the Human Services field. Graduates of the program become Direct Support Professionals for children or adults with disabilities in residential and community experience programs, Job Coaches for community-based worksites,…

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Transition Services

Transition Services Transition Services are designed to assist students with disabilities with continuing their Individual Education Plan (IEP) goals outside of school hours and assist them with the transition to employment or adult services. EXTENDED DAY SERVICES Extended Day Services are designed for students in special education who would benefit from having additional hours each…

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Vocational Rehabilitation/Level Up

Vocational Rehabilitation/Level Up This program assists youth and adults with disabilities to enter or re-enter the workplace through the use of situational assessments, job placement and retention services as well as on-site supports such as job coaching. Individuals in this program are typically referred from the Bureau of Rehabilitative Services (BRS), and usually only require…

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Person-Centered Services

Person-Centered Services   Our Person-Centered Services are designed to support individuals and families through specialized training, planning for the future, navigating systems, and more, all which help to ensure a fulfilled life. TRAINING IN PERSON-CENTERED THINKING SKILLS Whether you are an individual, part of a school system, a private nonprofit, or state provider, our certified…

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