Week 1: Summer Youth Program: Youth Endependent Advocates! (YEA!)
WHO: Youth with disabilities ages 16-24
WHAT: Independent Living Skills Training, Goal Planning, Advocacy, Work Readiness, and Social Interaction. Interactive events will give youth with disabilities a chance to learn new skills, learn about their rights, and to socialize with others. Participants should be motivated to be involved in activities with others and interested in learning and sharing.
WHEN: July 10 – August 4 Monday-Thursday each week 1:00pm – 5:00pm each day
WHERE: Endependence Center, 6300 E. Virginia Beach Blvd, Norfolk
One event a week will be at a different community location.
TRANSPORTATION: Participants will arrange their own transportation. Paratransit and bus tickets provided.
ACCOMMODATIONS: Accommodations for disability will be provided. Request when registering.
REGISTRATION: Pre-registration required. Registration open until July 6. Must be referred by a Department for Aging and Rehabilitative Services counselor. Session will be filled on a first come, first served basis.
CONTACT: Sarah Cook, firstname.lastname@example.org, 757-351-1585