Child Welfare Information Gateway

Fact sheets on a variety of youth-to-adulthood transition topics from the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, including transition from foster care, housing, employment, and postsecondary education.  

California Department of Education Transition Resources

The California Department of Education has compiled information from state and national sources to assist California youth with disabilities with the transition to adulthood. 

Commonwealth of Kentucky: Transition Services for Students

The Commonwealth of Kentucky Career Services coordinates plans for students with disabilities transitioning from school to post-school life.  

Commonwealth of Virginia Pre-ETS & VR Transition Services

The Commonwealth of Virginia Division of Rehabilitative Services coordinates plans to help students with disabilities transition from school to post-school life. 

JFS Houston: Transition Aged Programs

An independent living skills program offered by Jewish Family Services Houston for people age 15-36 with intellectual disabilities. 

State of New Jersey: Transition from School to Adult Life

From the New Jersey Division of Developmental Disabilities, this page describes the transition services available to New Jersey residents making the transition from youth to adulthood. Planning is also discussed. 

Parent Brief: Promoting Effective Parent Involvement in Secondary Education and Transition

From the National Center on Secondary Education and Transition, this fact sheet describes the main IEP considerations for students making the transition from school to adulthood. 

Strategy Guide to Enable and Promote the Use of Fixed-Route Transit by People with Disabilities

This guide from the Transportation Research Board helps transit agencies fulfill the goals of the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA). 

What to Know About Youth Transition Services

fact sheet from the United States Department of Labor describes key considerations around the transition from youth to adulthood for people with disabilities. 

Planning for Community Living

From the National Parent Center on Transition and Employment, tools for youth-to-adulthood transition planning and developing self-determination. Also provides an index of Centers for Independent Living and information about finding housing.  

The contents of this website were developed under a grant from the National Institute on Disability, Independent Living, and Rehabilitation Research (NIDILRR grant number 90RT5043). NIDILRR is a Center within the Administration for Community Living (ACL), Department of Health and Human Services (HHS). The contents of this website do not necessarily represent the policy of NIDILRR, ACL, HHS, and you should not assume endorsement by the Federal Government.