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Young Adult Life Transitions Program (YALT)


Counties: Erie and Niagara

Age: 18-26, some exceptions are available

YALT is a community-based program offering young adults with developmental disabilities an opportunity to experience life on a college campus, and locations within the area business community, while developing functional skills. The program focuses on independence in the community, preparation for employment, continuation of the learning process, and establishing and maintaining friendships. 

All activities are designed through person-centered planning and will ready participants for integrated, competitive employment.

Program locations:

  • Canisius College YALT – 2001 Main Street, Buffalo, NY 14208: CPV • Central/City
  • Daemen College YALT – 4380 Main Street, Snyder, NY 14226: CPV • Central
  • Erie Community College YALT – 4041 Southwestern Blvd., Orchard Park, NY 14127: CPV and DHWW • South
  • Lockport YALT – 34 Main Street, Suite 207, Lockport, NY 14094: Site-based day hab and DHWW • North
  • University at Buffalo (South Campus) – 3435 Main Street, Parker Hall Room 112, Buffalo, NY 14214: CPV and DHWW • Central/City

Transportation: Medicaid transportation is provided to all participants who require the service. There may be some limitations regarding distance. Mobility training is a skill that is encouraged in the program, so utilizing public transportation may be appropriate in some instances.

Admissions: 716.880.3700 

Information: 716.817.7400

Western New York 1219 North Forest Road | P.O. Box 9033 | Williamsville, New York 14231 | Phone: 716.817.7400 | Toll Free NY 1.888.7PEOPLE | Fax: 716.634.3889

Rochester 1860 Buffalo Road | Rochester, NY 14624 | Phone 585.441.9300 | Fax 585.441.9398

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