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Young Adult Life Transitions Program (YALT)

YALT is a community-based program offering young adults with developmental disabilities an opportunity to experience life on a college campus 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. The program is for individuals with developmental disabilities ages 18-23. Participants need to be enrolled in the Home and Community Based Waiver, linked with an agency and have a service coordinator who can assist with the Medicaid process and referrals.

Admissions: 716.880.3700
Information: 716.817.7400

Program locations:
Buffalo State College
Canisus College
Daemen College
Erie Community College South Campus
Niagara County Community College
University at Buffalo (South Campus)

Other: Medicaid transportation is provided to all participants who request or 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.


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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