Supporting young adults with behavioral health challenges through life’s transitions while
providing a launching pad for true growth and positive transformation.
To establish a community that sees individuals with behavioral health challenges as valuable members of society
To provide a safe environment for individuals that fosters positive personal GROWTH
To cultivate skill development for individuals as they progress through various phases of life
We create opportunities for participants to give back to their supportive communities by volunteering. We conduct personal responsibility classes and job readiness training that foster positive growth. We facilitate a peer mentoring program that allows individuals who have progressed through our initiatives to lead by example.
The L.I.N.K.S. (Leadership, Independence, Neighborly, Knowledge and Skills) Initiative is a transitional training day program for young adults with disabilities ages 18-35 that is designed to build vocational skills, increase social skills, and enhance character. It is designed to:
To provide opportunities that connect individuals with disabilities to their vision of flourishing in the community
To design events that connect individuals with disabilities to opportunities that optimize their personal, social, civil and vocational abilities
To create activities that will strengthen the skills and confidence of individuals with disabilities and foster relationships that provide opportunities
To increase access to prospects and provide training that will enable individuals with disabilities to connect to a more independent life
To promote collaboration with business partners and community stakeholders for effective implementation
To help focus and streamline transition IEP development
Our dedicated partners and host sites support our young adults by providing experiential learning and volunteer opportunities