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Transition Age Youth Resources

Jennifer Honig, MHLAC

Transition Age Youth Resources

This is a document where we can all add links to certain categories of information pertinent to transition age youth in Massachusetts:

1.       Existing direct service resources or resource guides

DMH Young Adult Resource Guide (2018),

Institute for Community Inclusion,

DDS, The Road Forward: A DDS Guide to Transitional Planning (2009),

Disability Law Center, Planning for Life After Special Education in Massachusetts: A Transition Services Online Manual (Dec. 2012),


2.       Existing advocacy initiatives/potential partners

Mass. DMH Transition Age Youth Initiative,

Institute for Community Inclusion, (which includes a list of related projects)


3.       Reports or papers

GAO, Young Adults with Serious Mental Illness (2008),

Bazelon, Moving On: Analysis of Federal Programs Funding Services to Assist Transition-Age Youth with Serious Mental Health Conditions (2005),

Consumer Quality Initiatives, Inc., Voices of Youth in Transition (2002),

MSPCC, 18 and Out: Life after Foster Care in MA (2005), (listing many partnering agencies)

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